pioneer

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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. (explorer)
a. el pionero
(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).
(M)
, la pionera
(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)
Many pioneers began arriving in the Ohio Country after the Treaty of Paris.Muchos pioneros empezaron a llegar al Territorio de Ohio después del Tratado de París.
b. el colonizador
(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).
(M)
, la colonizadora
(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)
Life was dangerous and unpredictable for pioneers who trailblazed into unknown territory.La vida era dura e impredecible para los colonizadores que abrieron camino en territorio desconocido.
2. (innovator)
a. el pionero
(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).
(M)
, la pionera
(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)
Albert Einstein was one of the great pioneers of modern science.Albert Einstein fue uno de los grandes pioneros de la ciencia moderna.
b. el precursor
(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).
(M)
, la precursora
(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)
Technological pioneers such as Steve Jobs brought computers to the consumer level in the 1980s.Los precursores tecnológicos como Steve Jobs llevaron las computadoras al nivel del consumidor en los años 1980.
3. (military)
a. el zapador
(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).
(M)
, la zapadora
(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)
The pioneers were sent ahead to widen the road.Enviaron primero a los zapadores para ensanchar el camino.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to promote)
a. promover
A bipartisan effort pioneered what would become a landmark piece of legislation.Un esfuerzo bipartito promovió lo que se convertiría en un hito legislativo.
5. (to introduce something new)
a. ser el primero en utilizar
Phil Spector was a music producer who pioneered the so-called "wall of sound."Phil Spector fue un productor de música que fue el primero en utilizar el así llamado "muro de sonido".
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
6. (innovative)
a. pionero
We owe much of our success to having a pioneer computer programmer on our team.Debemos mucho de nuestro éxito a tener a una programadora informática pionera como parte de nuestro equipo.
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pioneer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el pionero(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).
(M)
la pionero(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).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. iniciar, promover
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pioneer [ˌpaɪəˈnɪəʳ]
noun
(explorer) exploradoraexploradora (m) (f);a exploradora pioneroapionera (m) (f);a pionera (early settler) colonizadoracolonizadora (m) (f);a colonizadora pioneroapionera (m) (f);a pionera (initiator) pioneroapionera (m) (f);a pionera precursoraprecursora (m) (f);a precursora (Mil) zapadorazapadora (m) (f);a zapadora
he was a pioneer in the study of bats fue uno de los primeros en estudiar los murciélagos
transitive verb
[+technique] ser el/la primeroaprimera en utilizar;a primera
It was he who pioneered the surgical technique called frontal lobotomy
he pioneered the use of vitamin B in the treatment of mental illness fue el primero en utilizar la vitamina B para el tratamiento de enfermedades mentales
intransitive verb
explorar; abrir nuevos caminos
modifier
pioneer corps (n) cuerpo (m) de zapadores
pioneer work (n) trabajo (m) pionero
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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