practicante

practicante(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (religious)
a. practicing
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Marisa está bautizada y cree en Dios, pero no es católica practicante.Marisa was baptized and believes in God, but she isn't a practicing Catholic.
b. practising (United Kingdom)
Los padres de Gustavo son luteranos practicantes.Gustavo's parents are practising Lutherans.
2. (active)
a. practicing
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Carlos es abogado practicante.Carlos is a practicing lawyer.
b. practising (United Kingdom)
Guillermo se describe como naturista practicante y nudista.Guillermo describes himself as a practising naturist and nudist.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (medical support professional)
a. medical assistant
El Dr. Cayeros está haciendo la ronda matutina con dos practicantes.Dr. Cayeros is doing the morning round with two medical assistants.
b. nurse (member of nursing staff)
El practicante que me dio la inyección tenía muy buena mano.The nurse who gave me the injection was very good.
4. (trainee teacher)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. student teacher
Las clases con las practicantes son siempre las más divertidas.Classes with student teachers are always great fun.
5. (person gaining work experience)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. intern
Hay muchos practicantes trabajando en el organismo, pero no se les paga.There are a lot of interns working for the organization, but they aren't paid.
6. (person engaging in an activity)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Soy practicante de gimnasia desde toda la vida.I've been doing gymnastics all my life.
Esto es un problema común entre los practicantes de danza.This is a common problem among dancers.
7. (religious)
a. churchgoer (Christian)
El cura espera que estos antiguos practicantes regresen a la iglesia.The priest hopes that these former churchgoers will return to the church.
b. practitioner
Los practicantes de esta religión creen en la reencarnación.Practitioners of this religion believe in reincarnation.
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practicante
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. practicing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (de deporte)
a. practitioner
3. (de religión)
a. practicing member of a Church
4. (medicine)
a. medical assistant
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practicante
adjective
(Religión) practising; practicing; (EEUU)
(Med) (ayudante) medical assistant; nurse specializing in giving injections, taking blood pressure etc; (specializing in giving injections, taking blood pressure etc) (México) (estudiante) final year medical student;
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