In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1Finance Businessbusinessman masculinebusinesswoman feminineun empresario joven y ambicioso — a young, ambitious businessman
- cuando el empresario decidió vender el negocio — when the owner decided to sell the business
- el empresario se negó a negociar con los sindicatos — the owner / employer refused to negotiate with the unions
- una asociación de empresarios — an employers' organization
- empresario de pompas fúnebres — undertaker
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