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Spanish translation of “wait”

wait

verb /weit/
(with for) to remain or stay (in the same place or without doing anything)
esperar, aguardar
Wait (for) two minutes (here) while I go inside I’m waiting for John (to arrive).
(with for) to expect
esperar
I was just waiting for that pile of dishes to fall!
(with on) to serve dishes, drinks etc (at table)
servir
She employed a servant to wait on her guests He waits at table.
waiter noun (feminine waitress) a person who serves people with food etc at table
camarero; camarera
She is a waitress in a café Which waiter served you in the restaurant?
waiting list noun a list of the names of people who are waiting for something
lista de espera
She is on the waiting list for medical treatment.
waiting room noun a room in which people may wait (eg at a station, doctor’s surgery etc).
sala de espera
(Definition of wait from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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