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collector

Pronunciation: /kəˈlektər; kəˈlektə(r)/

Translation of collector in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 coleccionista (masculine and feminine) a collector's item o piece una pieza de colección
    Example sentences
    • Bonnycastle also points out that an art book gives collectors more reassurance about an artist's longevity.
    • Among collectors and art professionals these reprints are called Heisei editions.
    • He was a member of a large merchant family with diverse business interests, and he had four brothers who also were enthusiastic art collectors.
    1.2 (official) cobrador, (masculine, feminine) tax collector recaudador, (masculine, feminine) de impuestos
    Example sentences
    • The tax collector sits at the money table with his cronies.
    • But, beyond collecting the money for the government, the tax collector had to collect enough to cover his expenses and profits.
    • As production increased, a standardized oil barrel became more important, both for businessmen and for government tax collectors.
    Example sentences
    • Praveen Garg, district collector of Khandwa, after visiting the area announced that district administration would undertake the revival initiatives.

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