receiver

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receiver(
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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. (telecommunications)
a. el auricular
(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)
Please hang up the receiver and dial again.Por favor cuelgue el auricular y marque de nuevo.
b. el tubo
(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)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
(Southern Cone)
I put my hand over the receiver and whispered to my mom, "It's Jean."Tapé el tubo con la mano y le dije a mi madre, "Es Jean".
2. (radio)
a. el receptor
(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)
A transmitter in the doorbell sends a signal to a portable receiver when the bell is pressed.Un transmisor en el timbre envía una señal a un receptor portátil cuando se toca el timbre.
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el receptor
(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 receptora
(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)
As well as being a great receiver, he's not a bad passer.Además de ser un excelente receptor, también sabe hacer buenos pases.
4. (recipient)
a. el destinatario
(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 destinataria
(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)
To transmit the document, the sender dials the number of the receiver.Para transmitir el documento, el remitente marca el número del destinatario.
5. (commerce)
a. el comerciante de objetos robados
(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 comerciante de objetos robados
(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 police had been watching him and knew he had been acting as a receiver.La policía lo había estado vigilando y sabía que era comerciante de objetos robados.
b. el perista
(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 perista
(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)
We have reason to believe that you obtained this watch from a receiver.Tenemos motivos para pensar que usted obtuvo este reloj de un perista.
6. (finance)
a. el síndico
(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 síndica
(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 company has asked its bankers to appoint a receiver.La empresa pidió a su banco nombrar un síndico.
receivers
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (finance)
a. la administración jurídica
(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 receivers have been called in and potential buyers are being sought for the company.La empresa se puso en manos de la administración judicial y se están buscando posibles compradores.
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receiver
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of stolen goods)
a. el perista
(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 perista
(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)
2. (law)
a. el receptador(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).
(M)
la receptador(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).
(F)
3. (of telephone)
a. el auricular
(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)
b. el tubo
(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)
to pick up the receiverdescolgar el teléfono
to replace the receivercolgar el teléfono
4. (of radio set)
a. el receptor
(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)
5. (finance)
a.
to call in the receiversdeclararse en quiebra, poner la empresa en manos de la administración judicial
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receiver [rɪˈsiːvəʳ]
noun
1 (recipient) [of gift, letter] destinatarioadestinataria (m) (f);a destinataria [of stolen goods] comerciante (m) de artículos robados; (de artículos robados) (Psychology and Psychiatry) receptorareceptora (m) (f);a receptora
women were usually to be found in the pasasive role of receiver a good receiver gets the most out of praise by warmly accepting it - a bad receiver reacts with embarrassment or false modesty
2 (Telec) auricular (m)
to pick up or lift the receiver coger or levantar el auricular; to put down or replace the receiver colgar el auricular
3 (Rad) (TV) receptor (m)
4 (liquidator) (also official receiver) síndicoasíndica (m) (f);a síndica
he was appointed receiver by the Court
to call in the receiver(s) entrar en liquidación
WINDSOR Safari Park was up for sale last night after its owners called in receivers
5 (US) (Ftbl) receptorareceptora (m) (f);a receptora
wide receiver receptorareceptora (m) (f) abiertoaabierta;a receptora a abierta
Jerry Rice, San Francisco's wide receiver, converted five Joe Montana passes into touchdowns
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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