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valet

Translation of valet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

/ˈvælət; ˈvæleɪ; ˈvæleɪ; ˈvælɪt/
  • 1 1.1 (servant) ayuda (masculine) de cámara, valet (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • These butlers, footmen, valets, drivers, personal assistants, and bodyguards knew where the bodies lay.
    • I have no idea how the others manage to take such personal attentions for granted, to the point that they can't function without their personal maids and valets.
    • While waiting for his trial, Galileo was housed in a luxurious apartment overlooking the Vatican gardens and provided with a personal valet.
    1.2 (in hotel) mozo (masculine) de hotel; (American English/inglés norteamericano) (person who parks cars) estacionador, (masculine, feminine) de coches (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) parqueador, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) aparcacoches (masculine and feminine) (Spain/España) valet service servicio (masculine) de planchado
    Example sentences
    • Also in the kit is information on the new valet unpack service, providing added assistance in the unpacking of boxes.
    • At the hotel, the bellman should get $2 per bag carried and a concierge or a valet should get at least $2 per service.
    • Their duties include acting as valets for male guests.
    1.3 (for cleaning cars)[ persona que realiza limpiezas generales de coches ]
    Example sentences
    • However, in Los Angeles, even the most ordinary mid-range restaurant will happily employ a valet service to park your car and bring it back round to the front door for you, to coincide with your departure.
    • A valet recently refused to park her Land Rover because it was a complete mess.
    • When the valets park your car in a covered spot, the fee is the same as uncovered.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈvælət; ˈvælɪt/
  • [car] limpiar el interior de

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