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"Qualification" is a noun which is often translated as "el requisito", and "degree" is a noun which is often translated as "el grado". Learn more about the difference between "qualification" and "degree" below.
qualification(
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lih
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fih
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key
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (requirement)
a. el requisito
(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).
You don't have the necessary qualifications for the position.No tiene los requisitos necesarios para el puesto.
2. (education)
a. el título
(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).
You are required to have a teaching qualification to work in the public school system.Para trabajar en el sistema de escuelas públicas, es necesario tener título de profesor.
3. (sports)
a. la clasificación
(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 just missed the qualification for the next round.Perdí por poco la clasificación para la próxima ronda.
4. (exception)
a. la reserva
(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 insurance company agreed to our claim without qualifications.La compañía de seguros aceptó nuestro reclamo sin reservas.
b. la salvedad
(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).
This is a good restaurant with one qualification: it is too noisy!Es un buen restaurante con una salvedad: es demasiado ruidoso.
5. (grammar)
a. la calificación
(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 entire phrase is functioning as an adjectival qualification of the noun.La frase entera funciona como calificación adjetiva del sustantivo.
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degree(
dih
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gri
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unit of measurement)
a. el grado
(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).
They said it would feel like 50 degrees below zero with the windchill.Dijeron que se iba a sentir como 50 grados bajos cero con el viento.
2. (mathematics)
a. el grado
(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).
Can anyone calculate the degree of this angle?¿Alguien puede calcular el grado de este ángulo?
The latitude of the Equator is zero degrees.La latitud del ecuador es de cero grados.
3. (university)
a. el título
(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 will get my degree next fall.Obtendré mi título el próximo otoño.
4. (extent)
a. el grado
(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 don't agree with him, but I can understand his position to a certain degree.No estoy de acuerdo con él, pero entiendo su posición hasta tal grado.
5. (measure on a scale)
a. el grado
(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).
There's nothing to worry about. It's only a first-degree burn.No hay por qué preocuparse. Solo es una quemadura de primer grado.
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