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donor

Pronunciation: /ˈdəʊnər; ˈdəʊnə(r)/

Translation of donor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Medicine/Medicina] donante (masculine and feminine) a blood/kidney donor un donante de sangre/riñón
    Example sentences
    • Before death, the organ donor received several transfusions of blood products.
    • A device to make the organs of brain-dead donors more suitable for transplant will be evaluated in a government-funded study.
    • The majority of the healthy control subjects were healthy blood donors, and the others were organ transplant donors.
  • 2 (to charity) donante (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The charity specializes in using donor money to buy people in developing world animals from cows to camels and everything in between.
    • The bit we like best is the idea that tax relief is available today for money that donors agree to bequeath to charities on their death.
    • The expectation of the donors was that charities receiving the funds would disburse the money to needy victims just as quickly.

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