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Pronunciation: /ˈwɜːrkər; ˈwɜːkə(r)/

Translation of worker in Spanish:


  • 1.1 trabajador, (masculine, feminine) he's a good/slow worker trabaja bien/lentamente factory worker obrero, (masculine, feminine) building workers obreros de la construcción you're a fast worker! [colloquial/familiar] ¡qué rápido eres! 1.2 (ant, bee) obrera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Polybia occidentalis workers engaged in social biting with nest mates.
    • In autumn, the larvae emerge as adult workers and begin enlarging the colony.
    • When there is an influx of nectar into the nest, the colony deploys more workers for foraging.

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