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guardian
American English: /ˈɡɑrdiən/
British English: /ˈɡɑːdɪən/

Translation of guardian in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (of child)
    tutor, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Children go into care when their current parent or guardian is unable to look after them, or if the child's health, safety or well-being is at risk.
    • The freedom from coercion to have or to adopt a religion or belief and the liberty of parents and guardians to ensure religious and moral education cannot be restricted.
    • Corporal punishment of children occurs primarily during the education process or at the hands of parents or guardians.
    1.2 (protector) See examples:guardian (of something)
    Example sentences
    • Individual rights can be protected only by independent guardians operating in the public light.
    • As self-appointed guardians of public sensibility, these organisations get to draw the line on what is acceptable.
    • When the putative guardians of public morality put the screws to crime and horror comics, distributors refused to put them on newsstands.

Cultural Note: Newspapers

El 95% de los norteamericanos lee la prensa local. En EEUU existe solo un periódico de caracter nacional, el USA Today, los demás son locales. Algunos periódicos de ciudades grandes, tales como el New York Times, Los Angeles Times y The Washington Post, se leen a través de todo el país. Además el International Herald Tribune, publicado fuera de EEUU, se lee por muchos norteamericanos en el extranjero. En líneas generales la prensa norteamericana todavía es conservadora debido a la necesidad de alcanzar el mayor número de ventas posible. Hasta hace unos años el Reino Unido tenía dos clases de periódicos nacionales, los broadsheets o periódicos de formato grande, y los tabloids con un formato más pequeño. De los primeros, solo el Daily Telegraph y The Financial Timesconservan el formato grande. La llamada prensa seria son The Times y el Daily Telegraph (políticamente de derechas), The Guardian (de corte socialdemócrata), The Independent y The Financial Times. Entre los tabloids de carácter sensacionalista destacan The Sun, The Mirror, The Express y el Daily Mail. Existen también unos 1.500 periódicos locales de carácter diario o semanal. Ver tbSunday papers, → Wall Street Journal The Financial Times.

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