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Spanish Word of the Day: Socorrista

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Socorrista

Léxico relacionado con las emergencias

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/25/2005
Word: Socorrista
(so-co-RRIS-ta), sustantivo.
English: lifeguard, life-saver
Etymology: Del latín socorrere.
Meaning: Persona especialmente adiestrada para prestar socorro en caso de accidente.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las emergencias
Example:

Accedió muy pronto la zodiac del equipo de socorristas alertado por los gritos que se iban sucediendo en la playa.
Son de mar, Manuel Vicent.

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