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"Qualification" is a noun which is often translated as "el requisito", and "grade" is a noun which is often translated as "la nota". Learn more about the difference between "qualification" and "grade" below.
qualification(
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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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grade(
greyd
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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. (educational achievement)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la nota
(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 got the highest grade on the Spanish exam.Obtuve la nota más alta en el examen de español.
b. 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).
Her grades have been improving.Sus calificaciones han estado mejorando.
2. (scholastic level)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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).
The fourth-grade students won the math competition.Los alumnos de cuarto grado ganaron el concurso de matemáticas.
b. el curso
(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).
What grade is your daughter in?¿En qué curso está tu hija?
3. (quality)
a. la calidad
(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).
We bought some grade-A meat.Compramos carne de la mejor calidad.
4. (military rank)
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).
It's not possible to tell someone's grade just by looking at their insignia.No es posible saber el grado de alguien solo con mirar su insignia.
b. el rango
(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).
In the military, your pay increases with your grade.En el ejército, tu salario aumenta con tu rango.
5. (gradient)
a. la cuesta
(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).
Remember to downshift when going up a grade.Acuérdate de cambiar a una velocidad inferior cuando vas cuesta arriba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to correct)
a. calificar
It took me an hour to grade the exams.Me tomó una hora calificar los exámenes.
b. corregir
It's the teacher's assistants who grade our tests, not the professor.Son los asistentes al profesor los que corrigen nuestros exámenes, no el profesor.
7. (to categorize)
a. clasificar
Wool is graded according to the fineness of the fiber.La lana se clasifica según lo fino de la fibra.
8. (to flatten)
a. nivelar
They graded the land before building the house.Nivelaron la tierra antes de construir la casa.
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