Translation of fireman in Spanish:

fireman

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪrmən; ˈfaɪəmən/

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • 1 (firefighter) bombero (masculine)
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    • 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)
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    • 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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