An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to a specific field)
a. technical
"Infarto de miocardio" es el término técnico utilizado en la medicina para ataque al corazón."Myocardial infarction" is the technical term used in medicine for a heart attack.
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
2. (profession)
a. technician
¿Conoces a un buen técnico? Necesito que arreglen mi computadora.Do you know a good technician? I need to have my computer fixed.
b. expert
Los técnicos han encontrado una brecha en nuestro sistema de seguridad.Experts have found a breach in our security system.
c. specialist
Los técnicos han declarado que nuestra fábrica cumple con todas las pautas medioambientales.Specialists have declared that our factory complies with all environmental guidelines.
d. repairman (of large appliances)
El técnico dijo que sería mejor comprar una lavadora nueva.The repair man said that it would be better to buy a new washer.
3. (sports)
a. coach
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me parece que el técnico de una selección debería ser ciudadano de ese país.I think that the coach of a national team should be a citizen of that country.
b. manager (United Kingdom)
Al técnico le mostraron una tarjeta roja por gritarle al árbitro.They showed the manager a red card for yelling at the referee.
c. trainer
Dicen que el técnico no se llevaba con el mejor jugador, y por eso se fue.They say that the trainer didn't get along with the best player, and that's why he left.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. technical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (mecánico)
a. technician
3. (experto)
a. expert
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técnicoa técnica
1 (en fábrica, laboratorio) technician
técnico/a de laboratorio laboratory technician; lab technician (familiar)
técnico/a de mantenimiento maintenance engineer
técnico/a de sonido sound engineer; sound technician
técnico/a de televisión television engineer; television repairman
técnico/a informático/a computer programmer
2 (experto) expert; specialist
es un técnico en la materia he's an expert on the subject
3 (Dep) trainer; coach
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