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el alumno, la alumna
masculine or feminine noun
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
Javier es el alumno más aplicado de la clase.Javier is the most hardworking student in the class.
Solo 12 alumnos consiguieron licenciarse en Física.Only 12 students managed to graduate in Physics.
b. pupil (young)
La profesora tenía 30 alumnos en su clase.The teacher had 30 pupils in her class.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de escuela, profesor particular)
2. (de universidad)
alumno externoday pupil
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