Translation of driver in Spanish:

driver

Pronunciation: /ˈdraɪvər; ˈdraɪvə(r)/

n

  • 1 (of car, truck, bus) conductor, -ra (m,f), chofer or (Esp) chófer (mf); (of racing car) piloto (mf); (of carriage) cochero (m); (of cart) carretero (m); (of train) (BrE) maquinista (mf) cab driver taxista (mf) drivers are asked to avoid this area se ruega a los automovilistas que eviten circular por esta zona she's a good driver maneja or (Esp) conduce bien
  • 2 (in golf club) madera (f) número 1
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    • If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
    • I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
    • Some of the greens were so steeply sloped that the ball didn't stop, and you had to get your driver out to putt it back uphill.
  • 3 [Comput] driver (m)
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    • It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
    • It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
    • It means you can put exactly the same bundle of applications, drivers and operating system onto any machine and be certain there won't be problems.
  • 4 (agent, cause) propulsor, -sora (m,f) the drivers of change los propulsores de cambio
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    • He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
    • The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
    • If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
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    • Urged on by the players, the drivers of the mules took some frightening risks.
    • The driver whistled to the mules and they slowed to a steady walk.
    • He strode boldly up the bank towards the mule driver and tipped his hat.
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    • Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
    • Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
    • Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.

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