Translation of surrogate in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsʌrəgət/


  • 1.1 (substitute) [formal] sustituto (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Not quite useful as measurements of scale, they could be understood to serve as surrogates for her own presence in the cinema of daily life.
    • In addition, a modified version of the portfolio traveled to sixteen venues between 1935 and 1937, with the photographs serving as surrogates for the objects themselves.
    • Like language, these photographs are surrogates for reality, full of meaning but incomplete in and of themselves.
    1.2 (in UK) [Religion/Religión] vicario (masculine) ([ de un obispo ]) 1.3 (in US) juez (masculine and feminine), juez, (masculine, feminine) ([ que actúa en materia de sucesiones etc ])


  • [material] sucedáneo he's become a surrogate father to me ha llegado a ser como un padre para mí surrogate bishop [Religion/Religión] (in UK) vicario (masculine) del obispo surrogate motherhood surrogacy

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