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American English: /ˈæmədər/
, /ˈæməˌtər/
, /ˈæmətʃər/
British English: /ˈamətə/
, /ˈamətʃə/, /ˈamətʃʊə/, /ˌaməˈtəː/

Translation of amateur in Spanish:


  • (non-professional) a bunch of amateurs [derogatory]
    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.


  • 1 (not professional)
    para amateurs
    an amateur photographer
    un aficionado a la fotografía
    Example sentences
    • The war dominates the lives of an enthusiastic band of amateur archaeologists known as the Diggers.
    • In the absence of payment, amateur reviewers write overwhelmingly about topics they love.
    • He believes the archaeological trust has a major educational role to play - for professional and amateur archaeologists alike.
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