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"BA" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "licenciatura", and "PhD" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "doctorado". Learn more about the difference between "BA" and "PhD" 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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PhD
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 Philosophy)
a. el doctorado
(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).
Gene just completed his PhD in English literature.Gene acaba de concluir su doctorado en literatura inglesa.
2. (form of address)
a. el Dr.
(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).
The lecturer was Robert Verne, PhD.El ponente era el Dr. Robert Verne.
b. la Dra.
(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).
The book was written by Ana Escobar, PhD.El libro fue escrito por la Dra. Ana Escobar.
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