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ganger

(ˈɡæŋə)
n
chiefly Brit the foreman of a gang of labourers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ganger - the foreman of a work gang
boss, foreman, honcho, chief, gaffer - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
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ganger

[ˈgæŋəʳ] N (Brit) → capataz m

ganger

nVorarbeiter m, → Vormann m
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Tello como el <<padre>> de la arqueologia regional, Ganger formula una pregunta diferente: ?
Ganger Rolf ASA (OSE:GRO) and Bonheur ASA announced on Friday the completion of the merger process between the two companies, with Bonheur ASA as the surviving entity.
6 May 2016 - Norwegian shipping and energy group Bonheur ASA and wind farm operator Ganger Rolf ASA (OSE: GRO) have closed their merger, the companies said.
Vijay Ganger, 24, of Broad Street, Foleshill, admitted possessing cannabis and refusing to stop a vehicle for police.
Jim and Elaine Ganger of Shrewsbury, who were invited to the open house, had nothing but praise for the "Extreme Open House.
Fred Olsen Renewables is indirectly owned on a 50/50 basis by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA (OSE: GRO).
Shana Nicole Langford and Randolph Bronson Ganger were united in marriage at four o'clock in the afternoon on June 30, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Vardaman.
Las siguientes referencias documentan que, con excepcion de Guerrero central y norte de Puebla, en las provincias se ha mantenido hasta hoy la forma ya de este adverbio: Durango: Ganger 2001: 34, 35; Michoacan: Sischo 1979: 357; norte de Guerrero: Ganger 1993: 6 et passim; Gosta Ghica de Guerrero: Ganger 1976: 12; Tetelcingo, Morelos: Brewer & Brewer 1962: 104; La Huasteca: Beller & Beller 1979: 13; sierra de Puebla: Key & Key 1953: 131; Mecayapan (Istmo): Wolgemuth 1981: 208; Tabasco: F.
From left, Maya Hindson, Naomi Heblij, Sian Ganger, and Cameron Burt
Besides "playing Tetris with the room" to figure out how best to place equipment, Ganger found that convincing researchers to share was not always easy.
Fun in the sun: Sports day competitors (above from left) Megan Cullen, 11, William Tudor, 9, and Amish Ganger, 9; (right) a young hurdler; and (below) friends Sophie Tudor (left) and Jessica Bradley, both 6, celebrate.
The programme meets up with a modern-day gaffer Bernard Gaughan, in East Lothian, whose grandparents came over to work in the fields and whose father was a ganger.