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"Docente" is a noun which is often translated as "teacher", and "licenciado" is a noun which is often translated as "graduate". Learn more about the difference between "docente" and "licenciado" below.
el docente, la docente(
doh
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sehn
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teh
)
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. (profession)
a. teacher
Cada vez son más los docentes que utilizan nuevas tecnologías en el salón de clase.There are more and more teachers who use new technologies in their classrooms.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (education)
a. teaching
Trabajé tres años como auxiliar docente en una escuela privada.I worked three years as a teaching assistant in a private school.
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el licenciado, la licenciada(
lee
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sehn
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syah
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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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