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"Bachelor" is a noun which is often translated as "el soltero", and "master" is a noun which is often translated as "el maestro". Learn more about the difference between "bachelor" and "master" 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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master(
mahs
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tuhr
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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. (skilled person)
a. el maestro
(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 maestra
(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).
Fred Astaire was a master of dancing.Fred Astaire era un maestro del baile.
b. el experto
(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 experta
(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).
She is a master of accounting.Es una experta en contaduría.
2. (man in charge)
a. el dueño
(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).
(of a pet)
Spot's master walks him twice a day.El dueño de Spot lo saca a pasear dos veces al día.
b. el señor
(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).
(of a house)
The master of the house has five servants.El señor de la casa tiene cinco sirvientes.
c. el amo
(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).
(of a slave)
The master of the plantation owned over 100 slaves.El amo de la plantación tenía más de 100 esclavos.
d. el patrón
(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).
(of a worker)
Can you go with me this Saturday? - I'll have to ask my master for permission.¿Me puedes acompañar este sábado? - Tendré que pedirle permiso a mi patrón.
3. (nautical)
a. el capitán
(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).
Atkinson was master of HMS Victory.Atkinson fue el capitán del buque real Victory.
b. el patrón
(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 ships's master ordered to rescue the refugees in the dinghy.El patrón del barco ordenó que se rescatara a los refugiados que iban en el bote.
4. (university degree)
a. la maestría
(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).
Penelope has a Master of Science in Physics.Penélope tiene una maestría en Ciencias Físicas.
b. el máster
(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).
Rafael has a Master of Arts in English Literature.Rafael tiene un máster en Literatura Inglesa.
5. (original)
a. el original
(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).
Keep the master clean so you can always make legible copies.Mantén el original limpio para que siempre puedas sacar copias legibles.
6.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(instructor) (United Kingdom)
a. el maestro
(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).
(primary school)
Sam's maths master was using a new method to teach fractions.El maestro de matemáticas de Sam estaba usando un método nuevo para enseñar las fracciones.
b. el profesor
(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).
(secondary school)
My maths master really helped me to understand calculus.Mi profesor de matemáticas me ayudó mucho a entender el cálculo.
7.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(young boy)
a. el señorito
(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).
Can I go with you? - No, master Steven. You must stay at home.¿Te puedo acompañar? - No, señorito Steven. Debe quedarse en casa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to learn completely)
a. dominar
How long did it take you to master Spanish?¿Cuánto te llevó dominar el español?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (original)
a. original
The master copy of the contract should be signed by both parties.La copia original del contrato debe tener la firma de ambas partes.
10. (main)
a. maestro
This is the master switch of the whole circuit.Este es el interruptor maestro de todo el circuito.
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