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administrator

Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪnəstreɪtər; ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtə(r)/

Translation of administrator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of country, institution, business) administrador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • She noted that institution administrators are responsible for ensuring evacuation and other safety measures.
    • However, the administrator responsible for filing the incident sheets was on extended sick leave.
    • I know there must be some reason why the policemen nearby, the market administrator or whomever responsible for this street never stop them.
    1.2 (of deceased's estate) administrador, (masculine, feminine) de la sucesión
    Example sentences
    • Last year his widow sought a High Court order making her administrator of his estate to allow her to collect any cash.
    • Nobody has any statutory power to appoint an executor or administrator of a will, except a testator, sir.
    • If there's no will in place then there's a process for appointing an administrator, and the administrator takes over.
    1.3 (in insolvency law) administrador (masculine, feminine), interventor (masculine, feminine)

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