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American English: /ˈwɔrdn/
British English: /ˈwɔːd(ə)n/

Translation of warden in Spanish:


  • (of castle, museum)
    guardián, (-diana) (masculine, feminine)
    (of hostel, home) encargado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    (of university, college) rector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    also: churchwarden
    also: fire warden
    also: game warden
    (of prison) (American English)
    director, (-tora) (masculine, feminine) (de una cárcel)
    Example sentences
    • Police in the county now employ around 115 wardens to enforce traffic regulations along with officers, with fines going to central government funds.
    • Each borough council in Lancashire, in conjunction with the county council, has adopted Parkwise and employed dozens of parking wardens to enforce regulations in streets and on car parks.
    • At the end of October the wardens started to strictly enforce the regulations throughout the district.
    Example sentences
    • Professor Jessica Rawson, warden of Merton College, said no able student should be deterred from applying to Oxford by financial concerns.
    • Alan Ryan is a warden at New College, Oxford University.
    • There has been a letter from the warden of Morley College blaming Moloko's for distress to their residents.
    Example sentences
    • He held baby son Ben only once, handcuffed to prison wardens and given no time alone, before Ben died.
    • After leaving the military Kerik worked for a private security firm in Saudi Arabia and served as a prison warden in New Jersey in 1986.
    • Also making the garden safer, 24/7 Security Services provides security and has donated batons and handcuffs for wardens.
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