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driver

Pronunciation: /ˈdraɪvər; ˈdraɪvə(r)/

Translation of driver in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 (in golf club) madera (feminine) número 1
    Example sentences
    • 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 [Computing/Informática] driver (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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, (masculine, feminine) the drivers of change los propulsores de cambio
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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