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Spanish translation: cajista

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English term or phrase:typesetter
Spanish translation:cajista
Entered by: Dito
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11:10 Mar 17, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: typesetter
This is from a text for seondary school children,

"Nowadays, typesetters generally use computers to set up the type that will be seen in a graphic design"

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Dito
Local time: 12:59
cajista or componedor
Explanation:
Both are possible when talking about the person. Hope it helps. Good luck.
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Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 13:59
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natipógrafocharlesink
nacajistaRobert Jackson
nacajista or componedor
Sarah Brenchley


  

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7 mins
cajista or componedor


Explanation:
Both are possible when talking about the person. Hope it helps. Good luck.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 13:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 208
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Many thanks!
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15 mins
cajista


Explanation:
This is the best term. Another possibility is "componedor", but it's too general and can mean other things like "bonesetter".


    Oxford Span. Dictionary
Robert Jackson
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31 mins
tipógrafo


Explanation:
tipógrafo, es el que realiza la composición tipográfica. (Antiguamente se llamaba cajista, pues colocaba los tipos en la caja).

type·set
tr.v. Printing., -set, -set·ting, -sets.
To set (written material) into type; compose.

type'set'ter n.





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charlesink
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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