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matron

matron(
mey
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truhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (overseer) (United Kingdom)
a. la enfermera jefe
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in a hospital)
The matron told the other nurses to keep a close eye on the patient.La enfermera jefe les dijo a las demás enfermeras que vigilaran bien al paciente.
b. la supervisora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in a nursing home)
The matron gave Florence the list of all the residents' medications.La supervisora le dio a Florence la lista de los medicamentos de todos los residentes.
c. la enfermera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in a school)
Peter began to feel particularly unwell during his second class and asked to go see the matron.Peter empezó a sentirse muy mal durante su segunda clase y pidió permiso para ir a ver a la enfermera.
2. (respected older woman)
a. la matrona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A matron was expected to oversee the affairs of the home.Se esperaba que una matrona supervisara los asuntos del hogar.
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matron
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in school)
a. mujer a cargo de la enfermería
2. (in hospital)
a. la enfermera jefe
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (older woman)
a. la matrona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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matron [ˈmeɪtrən]
noun
1 (in nursing home) supervisora (f)
2 (in hospital) enfermera (f) jefe
3 (in school) enfermera (f)
4 (married woman) matrona (f)
modifier
matron of honour (n) dama (f) de honor casada; (casada)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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