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"Diploma" is a noun which is often translated as "diploma", and "licenciado" is a noun which is often translated as "graduate". Learn more about the difference between "diploma" and "licenciado" below.
diploma(
dee
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ploh
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mah
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (education)
a. diploma
El médico tenía todos sus diplomas colgados en la pared de su consulta.The doctor had all his diplomas hanging on his office wall.
b. certificate
¿Te dan un diploma al final del curso de francés?Do they give you a certificate at the end of the French course?
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el licenciado, la licenciada(
lee
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sehn
-
syah
-
doh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (college graduate)
a. graduate
La nueva profesora es licenciada en psicología de la Universidad de Los Andes.The new teacher is a graduate in psychology from Los Andes University.
2. (legal; form of address)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. Mr. (masculine)
El licenciado Fernández es experto en derecho penal.Mr. Fernandez is an expert in criminal law.
b. Ms. (feminine)
La licenciada Blanco les representará.Ms. Blanco will be representing you.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (soldier)
a. discharged
Muchos soldados licenciados regresaron a sus hogares con lesiones graves.Many discharged soldiers returned home with severe injuries.
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