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president
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president(
preh
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zih
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dihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
a. el presidente
(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 presidenta
(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).
Teddy Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States of America.Teddy Roosevelt fue el vigésimo sexto presidente de los Estados Unidos de América.
2. (commerce and finance)
a. el presidente
(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 presidenta
(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).
The president of the company has the final say about the budget assigned to every department.El presidente de la empresa tiene la última palabra sobre el presupuesto asignado a cada departamento.
3. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el rector
(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 rectora
(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).
The president of the university expelled a student for the possession of drugs on campus.El rector de la universidad expulsó a un alumno por posesión de drogas en el recinto universitario.
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president
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of country, company)
a. el presidente(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 presidente(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).
2. (of university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el rector(ora)
(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 rector(ora)
(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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president [ˈprezɪdənt]
noun
[of country, company, organization] presidenteapresidenta (m) (f);a presidenta
/the French president/ arrived in the United States this week the White House says the president would veto the bill he was running for president in 1960 research and marketing operations will be Mr. Furlaud's job as president of the new company Alexandre de Merode, the president of the medical commission the former President of the Royal Academy
(US) (Univ) rectorarectora (m) (f);a rectora
she was given a warm welcome by the president of Harvard University
president-elect presidenteapresidenta (m) (f) electoaelecta;a presidenta a electa
the President-elect of Colombia was asked whether the election campaign had been marred by continued violence President-elect Walesa already has an embryonic government crisis on his hands
modifier
President's list (n) (US) (Univ) lista (f) de honor académica
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