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bearer
American English: /ˈbɛrər/
British English: /ˈbɛːrə/

Translation of bearer in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (of news)
    Example sentences
    • If there was overoptimism, to what extent was it shaped by a White House intolerant of bearers of bad tidings?
    • The African tradition of killing the bearers of bad tidings has always been strong in the ANC.
    • The idea of involving my wife in this little spat that they're having with me because I was the bearer of bad tidings was neither honorable or dignified, quite apart from whether it was legal or illegal.
  • 3
    also: pall bearer
    portador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) del féretro
  • 4 (holder) the bearer of the title
    el poseedor del título
    quien ostenta el título
    Example sentences
    • Bills payable to order are negotiated by indorsement and delivery: an indorsement in blank, specifying no indorsee, is payable to the bearer and negotiated by delivery.
    • An installment receipt is a corporate security that represents a share held by the bearer but only partially paid for.
    • The coupon entitles the bearer and up to three travel companions to a 10% discount off any published airfare.
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