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untrained

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtreɪnd/

Translation of untrained in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [staff] falto de formación or capacitación; [teacher] sin título; [animal] no amaestrado to the untrained eye/ear they look very similar para un lego en la materia or para (el ojo/oído de) quien no es experto se parecen mucho
    Example sentences
    • We sent in too few troops and those we sent were untrained and inexperienced.
    • Last March, there was a near riot when unqualified and untrained staff were brought in.
    • Women are more likely to be considered incompetent and untrained with firearms.

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