academy
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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. (private institute)
a. la academia
(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 studied Catalan at a language academy in Barcelona for two months.Estudié catalán en una academia de idiomas en Barcelona durante dos meses.
2. (secondary school)
a. el instituto
(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 was 18 when I graduated from the academy, and I was very excited to go off to university.Tenía 18 cuando me gradué del instituto y estaba muy emocionado de ir a la universidad.
3. (intellectual society)
a. la academia
(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 National Academy for the Arts awards scholarships to distinguished students.La Academia Nacional de las Bellas Artes otorga becas a alumnos destacados.
4. (military or police school)
a. la academia
(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 was really excited to be a cop when I graduated from the police academy.Estaba muy emocionada de ser policía cuando me gradué de la academia de policía.
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academy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la academia
(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).
academy of musicconservatorio m
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academy [əˈkædəmɪ]
noun
1 (private college) academia (f); (Scot) instituto (m) (de segunda enseñanza); colegio (m)
academy of music conservatorio (m); academy for young ladies colegio (m) para señoritas
2 (learned society) academia (f)
the Spanish Academy la Real Academia Española
modifier
Academy Award (n) (Cine) galardón (m) de la Academia de Hollywood; Oscar (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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