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"AMA" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "Asociación Médica Americana", and "viva" is an interjection which is often translated as "viva". Learn more about the difference between "AMA" and "viva" below.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (American Medical Association)
a. Asociación Médica Americana
The article appeared in a recent issue of the Journal of the AMA.El artículo se publicó en un número reciente del boletín de la Asociación Médica Americana.
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viva(
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (used to express good will)
a. viva
The fans cheered, "Viva Lenny!" when he made a basket from across the court.Los aficionados vitorearon, "¡Viva Lenny!" cuando hizo una canasta desde el otro lado de la cancha.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. el examen oral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Randy felt relaxed and prepared as he walked into the room for his viva.Randy se sintió tranquilo y preparado cuando entró en la sala para su examen oral.
b. la defensa de la tesis
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Now that Marta has handed in her PhD thesis, she will have to prepare for her viva.Ahora que Marta entregó su tesis de doctorado, tendrá que prepararse para la defensa de la tesis.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (education)
a. evaluar el examen oral de
I'm helping my colleagues viva a student on his PhD in Applied Linguistics.Estoy ayudando a mis colegas a evaluar el examen oral de un estudiante que opta a un doctorado en Lingüística Aplicada.
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