Quick answer
"Career" is a noun which is often translated as "la carrera", and "program" is a noun which is often translated as "el programa". Learn more about the difference between "career" and "program" below.
career(
kuh
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rihr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. la carrera
(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).
Mi aim is to have a career in the medical field.Mi objetivo es tener una carrera en el ámbito médico.
b. la profesión
(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).
Always putting your career first can be counterproductive.Anteponer tu profesión a lo demás puede ser contraproducente.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (professional)
a. de carrera
His dad was a career politician.Su papá era un político de carrera.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to go at full speed)
a. ir a toda velocidad
The shopping cart careered down the hill.El carrito de la compra fue a toda velocidad cuesta abajo.
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program(
pro
-
grahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (radio and television)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el programa
(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).
My band participates in a radio program.Mi banda participa en un programa de radio.
2. (computing)
a. el programa
(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).
This program is used to map different areas.Este programa sirve para trazar mapas de diferentes áreas.
3. (details of an event)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el programa
(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 program for the conference will be published soon.El programa del congreso se va a publicar pronto.
4. (booklet)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el programa
(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).
Did you get the program for the concert?¿Compraste el programa del concierto?
5. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el plan de estudios
(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 program for Chemistry is almost identical to last year.El plan de estudios de Química es casi idéntico al del año pasado.
b. el programa
(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).
Click here to see the full program for the course.Pinche aquí para ver el programa completo del curso.
6. (series of controls)
a. el programa
(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).
I usually put the dishwasher on the economy program.Normalmente pongo el lavaplatos en el programa económico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to plan)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. programar
The debate is programmed for Saturday.El debate está programado para el sábado.
8. (computing)
a. programar
I'm programming an application in C++.Estoy programando una aplicación en C++.
9. (to instruct)
a. programar
Recruits are brainwashed and programmed to kill.A los reclutas les lavan el cerebro y los programan para matar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (computing)
a. programar
The children are taught to program using Objective-C.A los chicos se les enseña a programar en Objective-C.
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