minion
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minion(
mihn
-
yuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (obsequious follower)
a. el secuaz
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la secuaz
(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).
Raul will never be charged with any crimes, because he always gets his minions to do his dirty work.Raúl nunca será acusado de ningún delito, porque siempre manda a sus secuaces a hacer los trabajos sucios.
2. (subordinate worker)
a. el subordinado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la subordinada
(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).
While the boss is on vacation, his minions keep the factory running.Mientras el jefe está de vacaciones, sus subordinados mantienen la fábrica en funcionamiento.
b. el subalterno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la subalterna
(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).
Marta has been a minion at the publishing company for five years and hopes to get a promotion this year.Marta es una subalterna en la editorial desde hace cinco años y espera recibir un ascenso este año.
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minion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el lacayo m, subordinado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la lacayo m, subordinado(a)
(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).
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minion [ˈmɪnjən]
noun
(follower) secuaz (m); (servant) paniaguado (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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