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capataz

[ kah-pah-tahth, -tahs; English kap-uh-tahz ]

noun

, Spanish.
, plural ca·pa·ta·ces [kah-pah-, tah, -thes, -ses, kap-, uh, -, tah, -siz].
  1. a foreman or supervisor.


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Example Sentences

One morning, in the absence of the capataz, one of the men struck him, because he had delayed in fetching the water.

The capataz shook his head with a dissatisfied air; his investigation was far from satisfying him.

The capataz alone did not appear to place any great confidence in the guide so singularly met.

One of them was an Indian; the other the capataz recognised at a glance as the man who had come to the hacienda that morning.

Don Martial regarded him with such an air of amazement that the capataz began again laughing heartily.

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