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12:42 Sep 6, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: procrastinator
General context
Frank Blanco
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Summary of answers provided
naDilatador, decidioso (see below)Magdalena Smoot
nadesidiosoWilliam Quinn
naprocrastinadorxxxJon Zuber
nasee belowdorisy
napersona dilatoria/poca decisivaxxxLia Fail
naatrasar / demorar / postergarSilvia Enrique
naPOSTERGADORBernabé Rico


  

Answers


11 mins
POSTERGADOR


Explanation:
Es una persona que lo deja todo para última hora

Bernabé Rico
PRO pts in pair: 52
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23 mins
persona dilatoria/poca decisiva


Explanation:
Someone who postpones decsions, who delays doing things until the last minute.

xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 06:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 631
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25 mins
atrasar / demorar / postergar


Explanation:
Hi.
There is no direct translation as a noun. None of the verbs that I have mentioned above has a nominal inflection.
Therefore, you should try to construct an expression using any of the above verbs, according to your context, for example:
"... alguien que habitualmente deja todo para después"
"... afecto a atrasar / demorar / postergar ... sus acciones"

Hope it helps.
Rgds.
Silvia

Silvia Enrique
PRO pts in pair: 13
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53 mins
see below


Explanation:
Moroso; perezoso; pelmazo; persona que acostumbra a negar (de manera tardía)





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dorisy
Local time: 06:26
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 69
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1 hr
procrastinador


Explanation:
I've seen this used. Most would reject it as Spanglish, I suppose, but it does come from the Latin pro-, for; crastinus, of tomorrow; and -are.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 83

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3 hrs
Dilatador, decidioso (see below)


Explanation:
Alguien que repetidamente "deja para mañana lo que puede hacer hoy".

Magdalena

Magdalena Smoot
PRO pts in pair: 28
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6 hrs
desidioso


Explanation:
Notice the spelling. "Desidia" is a word used for that quality of procrastinating, and this adjectival form would be readily understandable.

William Quinn

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