principiante
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Usage note
The feminine of "principiante" can also be "principianta" in the sense shown in 2).
principiante(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (new)
a. inexperienced
Afrontar problemas de disciplina puede ser un reto para los profesores principiantes.Dealing with problems related to discipline can be a challenge for inexperienced teachers.
b. novice
Busco consejos para escritores principiantes..I'm looking for tips for novice writers.
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).
2. (newbie)
a. beginner
Voy a dar un curso de español para principiantes.I'll be giving a beginners' Spanish course.
b. novice
Soy principiante en lo de las redes sociales.I'm a novice where social networks are concerned.
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principiante
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. novice, inexperienced
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. novice, beginner
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principiantea principianta
adjective
[+actor, fotógrafo, jugador] inexperienced
conductor principiante learner driver
(novato) beginner; novice; (aprendiz) learner
cometen errores de principiante they make basic mistakes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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