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Definición de “matron” en inglés

matron

noun [C] uk   /ˈmeɪ.trən/ us  

matron noun [C] (SCHOOL)

UK old-fashioned a female nurse in a school

matron noun [C] (HOSPITAL)

UK old-fashioned for senior nursing officer

matron noun [C] (PRISON)

US a woman who is in charge of female prisoners

matron noun [C] (MARRIED WOMAN)

US a married woman, especially one who is old or a widow (= a woman whose husband has died)
(Definition of matron from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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