Translation of bearer in Spanish:

bearer

Pronunciation: /ˈberər; ˈbeərə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of news) portador, (masculine, feminine)
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    • 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.
    1.2 (carrier, porter) portador, (masculine, feminine), porteador, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Then last year came his trip to Makalu: this time a much smaller expedition, just six Europeans and some Sherpas bearers.
    • We hired no bearers, preferring to transport our own expedition.
    • A new state law permits it, provided the bearer leaves the weapon in a locked car on the employer's property.
    1.3
    (pall bearer)
    portador, (masculine, feminine) del féretro
    1.4 (holder — of check) portador, (masculine, feminine); (— of passport) titular (masculine and feminine) the bearer of the title el poseedor del título, quien ostenta el título
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    • 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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