There are 2 translations of hire in Spanish:

hire1

Pronunciation: /haɪr; ˈhaɪə(r)/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [hall/boat/suit/horse] alquilar, arrendar* 1.2 [Busn] [Lab Rel] [staff/person] contratar he has the power to hire and fire está autorizado para contratar y despedir personal
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    • Try hiring an insurance replacement rental car in Buffalo!
    • Anglers can obtain permits and hire a boat from John Scotts Shop, Aughagower, Westport.
    • Alf received it despite never having taken his car or hiring a car abroad.
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    • Successive administrators of Moore's estate hired them out to employers whose payments provided proceeds for the estate.
    • You can perform the work yourself, or you can hire it out to a contractor.
    • These may be government-run, but the labour in these prisons can be hired out to corporations.
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    • If you spend, borrow, set up a business, hire someone or get fired, these are actions that matter.
    • When Scott Wolfe hires someone for a job working a cash register or cutting meat, the odds are, that person was a customer first.
    • The most crucial step in ensuring marketing success is hiring someone to manage and coordinate the effort.
    1.3
    (hired past p)
    hired hand jornalero, -ra (m,f) hired killer o assassin asesino, -na (m,f) a sueldo, sicario, -ria (m,f)
  • 2hire out 1

Phrasal verbs

hire out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE) alquilar, arrendar* they hire bikes out to tourists les alquilan bicicletas a los turistas 1.1v + adv (offer services) (AmE) to hire out as sth ofrecerse* como algo

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of hire in Spanish:

hire2

n

u
  • 1 (of hall/boat/suit/horse) alquiler (m), arriendo (m) have you any bikes for hire? ¿alquilan or arriendan bicicletas? for hire se alquila or se arrienda (on taxis) libre on hire alquilado to let sth out on hire (BrE) alquilar or arrendar* algo (before n) (esp BrE) hire car coche (m) de alquiler hire charge alquiler (m), arriendo (m) hire services servicios (mpl) de alquiler
  • 2 (payment) alquiler (m), arriendo (m)
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    • Meanwhile, back at the airport, the cost of car hire and charter flights out of Ireland are savage in comparison with our neighbours.
    • It is the cheapest of the respectable car hire firms and recommended.
    • However, could it be that these registrations are going into car hire fleets?
  • 3 (AmE) (new employee) recién contratado, -da (m,f)
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    • The team that meets that daily mission is a mix of active-duty, Guard, Reserve, civilian employees, local hires and contractors.
    • In general, the employees who quit were more recent hires who weren't as invested in the company.
    • From initial performance reviews of new hires, it is determined that the employees' average proficiency in problem solving is 25 percent.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.