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"Undergraduate" is a noun which is often translated as "el estudiante universitario", and "degree" is a noun which is often translated as "el grado". Learn more about the difference between "undergraduate" and "degree" below.
undergraduate(
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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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degree(
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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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