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"BA" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "licenciatura", and "MD" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "doctor en medicina". Learn more about the difference between "BA" and "MD" below.
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (Bachelor of Arts)
a. la licenciatura
(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).
I received my BA from Wesleyan University.Recibí mi licenciatura de la Universidad Wesleyan.
2. (Bachelor of Arts)
a. Lic.
Jeanne Black, BA, will direct the program.La Lic. Jeanne Black va a dirigir el programa.
b. Ldo.
Miriam Gonzalez, BA, instructs the class.La Lda. Míriam González imparte la clase.
c. Lcdo.
Eduardo Ramirez, BA, has joined the faculty of the university.El Lcdo. Eduardo Ramírez se ha unido a la facultad de la universidad.
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MD
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (Doctor of Medicine)
a. el doctor en medicina
(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).
, la doctora en medicina
(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).
Dr. Marianne Harris, MD, was appointed chief of surgery at the National Hospital.La Dra. Marianne Harris, doctora en medicina, fue nombrada jefa de cirugía del Hospital Nacional.
b. el médico
(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).
, la médico
(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).
Santiago always wanted to help people, so he decided to become an MD.Santiago siempre quiso ayudar a la gente, así que decidió ser médico.
2. (U.S. state)
a. Maryland
The Sanders live in Baltimore, MD.Los Sanders viven en Baltimore, Maryland.
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