Quick answer
"Freshman" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la estudiante de primer año", and "award" is a noun which is often translated as "el premio". Learn more about the difference between "freshman" and "award" below.
freshman(
frehsh
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mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el estudiante de primer año
(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 estudiante de primer año
(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).
(high school or university)
I was a freshman in high school when I decided that I wanted to become a mathematician.Era estudiante de primer año de secundaria cuando decidí que quería ser matemático.
2. (novice)
a. el novato
(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 novata
(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).
Back when I was a freshman in this business, I made a lot of mistakes.Cuando era novato en el sector, cometí muchos errores.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (inexperienced)
a. nuevo (senator or manager)
Some people think the freshman senator lacks the experience to be president.Hay quien cree que al nuevo senador le falta experiencia para ser presidente.
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award(
uh
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wawrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prize)
a. el premio
(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 award goes to the student who presents the best dissertation.El premio se otorga al estudiante que presente la mejor tesis.
b. el galardón
(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).
She received an award for her research on the virus.Recibió un galardón por sus trabajos de investigación sobre el virus.
c. la condecoración
(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).
(medal)
He won an award for bravery in the First World War.Le otorgaron una condecoración por su valentía en la Primera Guerra Mundial.
2. (legal)
a. el fallo
(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).
He is hoping for an award in his favor.Espera que el fallo sea a su favor.
b. la indemnización
(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 judge made an award of $200,000 to the plaintiff.El juez concedió una indemnización de 200,000 dólares a la demandante.
3. (act of awarding)
a. la concesión
(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 university will determine the scholarship award.La universidad determinará la concesión de las becas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to give)
a. conceder
She was awarded second prize in a contest.Le concedieron el segundo premio en un concurso.
b. otorgar
Not all applicants are awarded a scholarship.No se otorga una beca a todo el que la solicita.
5. (legal)
a. otorgar (damages)
The judge awarded damages of $56,000.El juez otorgó una indemnización de 56,000 dólares por daños y perjuicios.
b. adjudicar (contract)
The contract was awarded to a French company.El contrato fue adjudicado a una empresa francesa.
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