Asked • 03/13/19

Why are both "Presidente" and "Presidenta" accepted as correct translations?

Duolingo wanted me to choose between multiple options for the translation of "*She is the president of that organization*". I chose "*Ella es la presidente de esa organizacion*" but it was counted as wrong, because, they say, both that ***and*** "*Ella es la presidenta de esa organizacion*" are correct. Why would "*president*" be either "*la presidente*" ***or*** "*la presidenta*"?

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Melanie M. answered • 03/19/19

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Elijah B. answered • 03/14/19

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