mayor


mayor
01. New York City voted in a new [mayor] during municipal elections held this past November.
02. The [mayoral] candidates will be speaking at a public meeting next week.
03. Who do you think will win the [mayoralty] race in New York?
04. The Committee on Cycling met with the [mayor] of the city to discuss the creation of additional bicycle paths.
05. The [mayors] of all the cities and towns in our province have a big meeting once a year.
06. The [mayor] wears a large gold chain of office around his neck during official ceremonies.
07. The [mayor] of our city is of Chinese origin.
08. The air is so polluted in Cubato, Brazil that no birds or insects remain, most trees are dead, and its [mayor] reportedly refuses to live there.
09. Each year, the [mayor] of Hiroshima makes a speech in which he issues a declaration of peace to the world.
10. The [mayor] has announced that she will step down at the end of her term in order to be able to run as a candidate in the federal election.
11. The [mayor] has won his third consecutive term of office.
12. The first woman [mayor] was elected in the United States in 1887.
13. Local businessmen are meeting with the [mayor] to discuss ways to reduce crime in the city center.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • mayor — (Del lat. maior, ōris). 1. adj. comp. de grande. Que excede a algo en cantidad o calidad. 2. Dicho de una persona: Que excede en edad a otra. Hermana mayor. [m6]Marta es mayor que Juan. 3. Dicho de una persona: Entrada en años, de edad avanzada.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • mayor — adjetivo 1. (comparativo de grande ) Que tiene más cantidad, calidad o dimensión que otro de su misma especie: Este gato es mayor que ése. Tu niña es mayor que la mía. 2. (superlativo, precedido de artículo o adjetivo posesivo) El más grande: La… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • mayor — 1. Adjetivo comparativo de grande. → grande, 2.1. 2. Dentro del campo de la edad, mayor funciona como adjetivo no comparativo con los valores siguientes: a) ‘De no poca edad’. Se opone a pequeño: «Los cambios [...] son más fáciles para los niños… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Mayor — bezeichnet in englischsprachigen Ländern den Bürgermeister oder Lord Mayor einen Major als einen militärischen Dienstgrad in verschiedenen Ländern. Mayor ist der Name folgender Personen: Federico Mayor Zaragoza (* 1934), spanischer Biologe und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mayor — may or, n. [OE. maire, F. maire, fr. L. major greater, higher, nobler, compar. of magnus great; cf. Sp. mayor. See {Major}, and cf. {Merino}.] The chief magistrate of a city or borough; the chief administrative officer of a municipal corporation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mayor — (engl., spr. mǟ r), in England, Irland und den Vereinigten Staaten der Bürgermeister einer Stadt, der aus den Mitgliedern des Stadtrats mit Stimmenmehrheit auf ein Jahr gewählt wird und zugleich die polizeiliche Gewalt ausübt. In London, Dublin,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mayor — [meə US ˈmeıər] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: maire, from Latin major; MAJOR1] 1.) the person who has been elected to lead the government of a town or city ▪ the election of the London mayor 2.) someone who is chosen or elected each… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mayor [1] — Mayor (spr. Meh r), in England, Irland u. den Vereinigten Staaten in Nordamerika die oberste Magistratsperson einer Stadt, Bürgermeister …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mayor [2] — Mayor (Isla M.), Insel an der Küste der spanischen Provinz Sevilla, gebildet durch die Mündung des Guadalquivir …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mayor — (spr. mēĕr), in Großbritannien (in London, Dublin und York Lord M.) und Nordamerika die oberste Magistratsperson einer Stadt, Bürgermeister …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mayor — (Mehörr), in England und Nordamerika der Bürgermeister einer Stadt; der von London, York u. Dublin führt den Titel: Lord M …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon