Translation of keeper in Spanish:

keeper

Pronunciation: /ˈkiːpər; ˈkiːpə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (in zoo) guarda (mf), cuidador, -dora (m,f); (in museum) (BrE) conservador, -dora (m,f)
    (gamekeeper)
    guarda (m)
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    • The keeper of special collections there, Richard Ovenden, has been striving mightily to raise the necessary millions.
    • The new keeper of the mineral collection at the university, Dr. Bill Minarik, took attendees to view the collection.
    • The keeper of the William Morris Gallery, Norah Gillow, took a more positive view.
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    • Right now, the animal keepers from the circus stay at the zoo, attending to all the needs of the chimps.
    • The animal has been described as looking like a pipe cleaner by his keepers and joins animals including deer and reindeer.
    • According to animal keepers, hippos by nature require their ‘corner of the pool’ in the enclosure.
    1.2 [Sport] goalkeeper
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    • It was the Blackburn keeper's second penalty save of the competition.
    • Sixty seconds later, he swerved away from the keeper's clawing gloves to stroke home his 21st goal of an astounding debut campaign.
    • The Italian has been one of the best keepers in English football for quite a while now and it would be cruel if he were to spend the majority of this season on the bench.

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