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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin delator.

NounEdit

delator (plural delators)

  1. An accuser; an informer.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for delator in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

delator (plural delatores)

  1. informer

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēlātus (perfect participle of dēferō) +‎ -tor (-er, agent noun suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēlātor m (genitive dēlātōris, feminine dēlātrīx); third declension

  1. (post-Classical Latin) accuser, informer, denouncer

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēlātor dēlātōrēs
Genitive dēlātōris dēlātōrum
Dative dēlātōrī dēlātōribus
Accusative dēlātōrem dēlātōrēs
Ablative dēlātōre dēlātōribus
Vocative dēlātor dēlātōrēs

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēlātōrem, accusative singular of dēlātor (informer, denouncer).

NounEdit

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. informant; whistle-blower

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēlātōrem, accusative singular of dēlātor (informer, denouncer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /delaˈtoɾ/, [d̪elaˈt̪oɾ]

AdjectiveEdit

delator (feminine singular delatora, masculine plural delatores, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. telltale
    Synonym: delatador

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. informer
    Synonym: informante
  2. betrayer, accuser
    Synonyms: acusador, traidor

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