Translation of "pioneer" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌpaɪ·əˈnɪər/ us /ˌpɑɪ·əˈnɪər/

someone who is one of the first people to do something

pionero, -a
He was one of the pioneers of modern science.

someone who goes to an area and establishes farms, houses, etc.

pionero, -a
The region was settled by pioneers in the 19th century.
We learned about the American pioneer and explorer, Daniel Boone.
verb uk /ˌpaɪ·əˈnɪər/ us /ˌpɑɪ·əˈnɪər/

to be the first person to do something

iniciar, promover
He pioneered the use of lasers in surgery.

(Translation of “pioneer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /paiəˈniə/

a person who goes to a new, often uninhabited or uncivilized (part of a) country to live and work there

The American pioneers
(also adjective) a pioneer family.

a person who is the first to study some new subject, or use or develop a new technique etc

pionero, precursor, iniciador
Joseph Lister was one of the pioneers of modern medicine
The Wright brothers were the pioneers of aeroplane flight.

(Translation of “pioneer” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)