Translation of attendant in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈtendənt/


  • 1.1 (in museum, parking lot) guarda (masculine); (in pool, toilets) encargado, (masculine, feminine)
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    • There would be no incentive for road users to control the demand for parking, and there would also be no incentive for parking attendants to provide a service.
    • ‘Customers have come in saying there are massive queues in all the other garages,’ an attendant at the Cardiff Service Station said.
    • It means re-establishing park wardens, bus conductors and platform attendants who provide some community control, and giving people a degree of hope and a sense of community.
    1.2 (of royalty) miembro (masculine) del séquito the Queen and her attendants la reina y su séquito
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    • The courtiers, attendants, guards and servants sighed in audible relief.
    • Funds were provided for the eight-strong party of noblemen and ladies, their twelve gentlemen attendants and seventy-five servants.
    • The effect on the city of Edo was a permanent presence of noblemen and samurai with a huge staff of retainers, attendants and servants.


  • 1.1 (accompanying) [formal] parenthood and its attendant responsibilities la paternidad y las responsabilidades que comporta or conlleva 1.2 (on duty) [doctor/nurse] de guardia

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