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"Undergraduate" is a noun which is often translated as "el estudiante universitario", and "award" is a noun which is often translated as "el premio". Learn more about the difference between "undergraduate" and "award" below.
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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. (education)
a. el estudiante universitario
(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 universitaria
(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).
When I was an undergraduate, I was actively involved in many student organizations.Cuando era estudiante universitario, estaba muy envuelto en muchas organizaciones estudiantiles.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (education)
a. universitario
Undergraduate scholarships are all awarded on a merit basis.Las becas universitarias se otorgan en su totalidad en función de los méritos.
3. (of or appealing to undergraduates)
a. estudiantil
He writes for an undergraduate magazine.Escribe para una revista estudiantil.
b. infantil
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
The movie was characterized by obvious undergraduate humor.La película se caracterizaba por un humor obvio y algo infantil.
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award(
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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. (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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