There are 2 main translations of don in Spanish:

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don 1

American English: /dɑn/
British English: /dɒn/

noun

  • (British English)
    profesor universitario, (profesora universitaria) (masculine, feminine)
    (esp en Oxford y Cambridge)
    Example sentences
    • He worked easily with the many newcomers into his department, most of them university dons.
    • The indication that Oxford might have to consider implementing similar measures has been greeted with caution by University officials, dons, and students alike.
    • As a don at the local university, he reviewed regularly for the Glasgow Herald.

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don 2

transitive verb -nn-

  • 1.1 (put on) [literary]
    ponerse
    1.2 (assume) [formal] I was forced to don the role of critic
    me vi obligado a asumir el papel de crítico
    Example sentences
    • At his urging, I donned protective clothing and headed off in search of this tragic new affliction.
    • But he was nevertheless disgruntled that he himself would not be donning the shirt.
    • Most fans are content with donning a replica shirt and attending the odd game.

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