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"Bachelor" is a noun which is often translated as "el soltero", and "graduate" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "licenciarse". Learn more about the difference between "bachelor" and "graduate" below.
bachelor(
bah
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chuh
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luhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unmarried man)
a. el soltero
(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 prince is one of Europe's most eligible bachelors.El príncipe es uno de los solteros más cotizados de europa.
2. (graduate)
a. el licenciado
(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 licenciada
(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 majority of the science bachelors from our program find a job easily.La mayoría de los licenciados en ciencias de nuestro programa encuentran un trabajo con facilidad.
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graduate(
grah
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ju
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eyt
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grah
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ju
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iht
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to finish a degree or diploma)
a. licenciarse
She graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in English.Se licenció en Inglés por la Universidad de Bristol.
b. graduarse
When I graduated, I took a year off before going to college.Cuando me gradué, me tomé un año sabático antes de ir a la universidad.
c. recibirse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He graduated from Buenos Aires University in 2002.Se recibió en la Universidad de Buenos Aires en el 2002.
2. (to finish high-school)
a. terminar el bachillerato
After graduating, our daughter will attend Washington University in St. Louis.Después de terminar el bachillerato, nuestra hija matriculará en Washington University en St. Louis.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (degree or diploma recipient)
a. el licenciado
(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 licenciada
(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).
You have to be a graduate in order to apply for that position.Tienes que ser licenciado para poder solicitar esa plaza.
b. el graduado
(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 graduada
(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).
All graduates are invited to the party.Todos los graduados son invitados a la fiesta.
c. el egresado
(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 egresada
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She is a graduate of the French program, so she is qualified to do the job.Es egresada de la carrera de Francés, así que tiene las cualificaciones para hacer el trabajo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to confer a degree)
a. otorgar un título
The university graduated 200 students last year.La universidad otorgó un título a 200 alumnos el año pasado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (postgraduate)
a. de posgrado
All graduate students must attend the talk.Todos los alumnos de posgrado deben asistir a la plática.
b. de postgrado
Are you a graduate student or an undergraduate student?¿Eres alumno de postgrado o alumno de carrera?
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