dean
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dean(
din
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. el decano
(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 decana
(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).
My aunt is the dean of the Department of Computer Science.Mi tía es la decana del Departamento de Informática.
The dean is going to hand out the diplomas to the graduates.El decano les va a entregar los diplomas a los graduandos.
2. (religious)
a. el deán
(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 dean of the cathedral wants to discuss the future of the Church of England.El deán de la catedral quiere hablar del futuro de la Iglesia Anglicana.
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dean
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religion)
a. el deán
(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).
2. (university)
a. el decano(a)
(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 decano(a)
(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).
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dean [diːn]
noun
(Rel) deán (m); (Univ) decano (m);
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deán
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
deán(
deh
-
ahn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (religious)
a. dean
Las misa fue oficiada por el deán de la CatedralThe cathedral dean officiated at the mass.
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deán
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. dean
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deán
(Religión) dean
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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