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fireman

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪrmən; ˈfaɪəmən/

Translation of fireman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • 1 (firefighter) bombero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Staggering house prices are forcing qualified teachers, nurses, firemen and police officers to leave the borough because they cannot afford to buy in the area.
    • How much does it cost to clean up ten fatal road crashes every day, and how many emergency workers - police, paramedics, firemen, doctors and nurses - are involved?
    • Each year, firemen, forestry workers, civilians, Gardaí and sometimes soldiers are deployed for long periods in bringing outbreaks under control.
  • 2 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] fogonero (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • At least you found his machinery and equipment and the fireman building up his fire and steam for the heavy draw to come; but he was by himself.
    • On the St Clair Avenue side of the yards, there is an old house, now used by the locomotive department as a bunk house for the locomotive drivers and firemen.
    • Both the engineer and fireman of the train were killed instantly in the overturning of the giant locomotive.
  • 3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Military/Militar] oficial (masculine) de máquinas

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.