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amateur

Pronunciation: /ˈæmətər; ˈæmətə(r)/

Translation of amateur in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (non-professional) amateur (masculine and feminine) a bunch of amateurs [pejorative/peyorativo] un grupo de gente sin ninguna profesionalidad
    Example sentences
    • In another key component, the band sponsored a female athlete and an amateur in each sport.
    • Last year, junior rider Kate Hart beat the professionals and the top amateurs to earn the victory.
    • So first off it was probably the top club juniors, then the top amateurs, then, I guess, guys like Faldo and Clarke.

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (not professional) [athlete/musician] amateur; [sport/competition] para amateurs an amateur photographer un aficionado a la fotografía 1.2amateurish

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