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moderator

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːdəreɪtər; ˈmɒdəreɪtə(r)/

Translation of moderator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in debates) moderador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Or had the retired general simply not considered the possibility that debate moderators would ask him questions?
    • Aggressive moderators don't get picked as debate moderators, Lou.
    • And my answer there is that my function as a debate moderator has always been to just to facilitate the exchange between the candidates, to get them to talk about it.
    1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sch] [Univ] [ árbitro encargado de procurar que exista uniformidad de criterios en la calificación de exámenes ]
    Example sentences
    • Reducing external assessment could save the £60 million spent on moderators and examiners for GCSEs and GNVQ courses, he claims.
    • Testers were observed by moderators during the examination.
    • Data quality was ensured by having the moderator present his coding to a team including the principal investigator, a research assistant, and the principal investigator's graduate students.
    1.3 [Religion/Religión] presidente (masculine) ([ de la asamblea de algunas iglesias protestantes ])
    Example sentences
    • He has been the moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church since he founded it in 1951, a longer run in power than most popes.
    • Last month the former moderator of the Presbyterian Church, went so far as to call for an end to the withdrawal by Protestants from mixed towns and areas.
    • The organization constituted itself in January and elected as moderator the head of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

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