There are 2 translations of pioneer in Spanish:

pioneer1

Pronunciation: /ˌpaɪəˈnɪr; ˌpaɪəˈnɪə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (originator, inventor) pionero, -ra (m,f), precursor, -sora (m,f)
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    • Anaesthesiologists have been pioneers in developing and applying patient simulators for research and training.
    • Dr. Goldson was a pioneer in developing cancer-fighting treatments.
    • Born in Hungary in 1879, Rudolph Laban was a pioneer in developing the academic and scientific aspects of dance.
    1.2 (settler) pionero, -ra (m,f), colonizador, -dora (m,f)
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    • The decision came a month before the start of the Winter Olympics in Utah and can be expected to put the spotlight on plural marriages that once thrived among Mormon pioneers who settled here.
    • Those astronauts who died were explorers, pioneers and the last of the frontiersmen.
    • What if the pioneers had settled America from west to east - from California toward the Atlantic - instead of the other way around?
    1.3 [Mil] zapador, -dora (m,f)
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    • First and foremost, assault pioneers are infantrymen.
    • The idea of combining different arms was not new but for the sappers and the pioneers there were significant lessons learned throughout the deployment as a joint group.
    • Artilleryman, medics, pioneers and mortarmen, were all needed and eager Diggers stepped forward to fill the ranks.

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 2 translations of pioneer in Spanish:

pioneer2

vt

  • 1.1 [policy] promover*; [technique] ser* el primero ( or la primera etc) en aplicar 1.2
    (pioneering pres p)
    [research] que abre nuevos caminos, pionero; [surgeon/economist] innovador, pionero
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    • Mr Budge said he would overcome the geological problems with so-called retreat mining, a technique successfully pioneered at Selby.
    • Against opposition from Technicolor labs, Cardiff also successfully pioneered the use of fog filters on Black Narcissus.
    • The superbly organized anti-slavery committee also pioneered several techniques used ever since.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.