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American English: /əˈtɛndənt/
British English: /əˈtɛnd(ə)nt/

Translation of attendant in Spanish:


  • 1 (in museum, parking lot)
    (in pool, toilets) encargado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (of royalty)
    miembro (masculine) del séquito
    the Queen and her attendants
    la reina y su séquito
    Example sentences
    • 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 (accompanying) [formal]parenthood and its attendant responsibilities
    la paternidad y las responsabilidades que comporta or conlleva
    Example sentences
    • The last essay, by Blair Ruble, deals with the problems attendant on the creation of new civic or national symbols.
    • Nowhere does he emphasize the special moral dangers attendant on an active engagement in war.
    • Government policy states that increases in water charges should result in an attendant reduction in commercial rates, yet, both continue to rise.
    Example sentences
    • We stepped aside only for a large flock of freshly-shorn sheep that seemed, without attendant farmer or dog, on autopilot back to their field.
    • Titian preferred to paint the goddess Diana bathing in a curtained colonnade, with her entourage of nymphs and even an attendant slave girl and small dog.
    • He was, on the face of it, no more than an accessory to the theatrically gifted and great, an attendant lord but never Hamlet.
  • 2 (on duty)
    de guardia
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