Quick answer
"Careers" is a form of "career", a noun which is often translated as "la carrera". "Professions" is a form of "profession", a noun which is often translated as "la profesión". Learn more about the difference between "careers" and "professions" 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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profession(
pruh
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fehsh
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ihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
a. 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).
I'm a lawyer. What's your profession?Yo soy abogado. ¿Cuál es tu profesión?
2. (professional collective)
a. 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).
She decided to enter the medical profession.Decidió pasar a formar parte de la profesión médica.
3. (proclamation)
a. 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).
He made his profession of vows at the cathedral.Hizo su profesión de votos en la catedral.
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