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sheriff

sheriff(
sheh
-
rihf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (police)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el sheriff
(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 the United States
(United States)
The sheriff and his deputy were called out to the scene of a robbery.Llamaron al sheriff y su ayudante para que fueran al escenario de un robo.
b. el alguacil
(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 alguacil
(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)
There was a shooting and we had to call the sheriff's office for backup.Hubo un tiroteo y tuvimos que llamar a la oficina del alguacil para que enviaran refuerzos.
2. (legal) (United Kingdom)
a. el juez de primera instancia
(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 juez de primera instancia
(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)
He had to appear before the sheriff after being accused of disorderly conduct.Tuvo que comparecer ante el juez de primera instancia tras ser acusado de alteración del orden público.
3. (administration) (United Kingdom)
a. el representante de la corona
(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 representante de la corona
(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)
There was a banquet in honour of the Queen's visit to the city, which was attended by the mayor and the county sheriff.Hubo una cena de gala para celebrar la visita de la reina a la ciudad, a la cual asistieron el alcalde y el representante de la corona del condado.
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sheriff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. representante de la Corona (United Kingdom)
b. el ≃ juez de primera instancia
(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 ≃ juez de primera instancia
(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)
c. el sheriff
(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 the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
sheriff [ˈʃerɪf]
noun
(in US) alguacil (m); sheriff (m); (in England) gobernador (m) civil; (in Scotland) juez (m);
modifier
sheriff court (n) (Scot) tribunal (m) de distrito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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