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alderman

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːldərmən; ˈɔːldəmən/

Translation of alderman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • 1.1 (in US) concejal (masculine) 1.2 [History/Historia] (in UK) regidor, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • A self-made man, he started life in a small cottage in Skipton before going on to serve as a councillor, alderman and then Lord Mayor of Bradford.
    • He became involved in politics in the mid-1950s, initially as an alderman on the London County Council.
    • In 1911 he was elected a Birmingham Councillor, becoming an alderman in 1914 and, in 1915, Lord Mayor of Birmingham.

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