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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (education)
a. subject
La historia era mi asignatura favorita en el colegio.History was my favorite subject in school.
No puedo pensar en ninguna asignatura que no me guste, la verdad. - Bueno, supongo que por eso estás en el cuadro de honor.I can't think of a subject I don't like, to be honest. - Well, I guess that's why you're on the honor roll.
b. course
La asignatura de química la imparte el Señor González.The chemistry course is taught by Mr. González.
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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. subject
asignatura optativaoptional subject
asignatura pendientesubject which a pupil has to resit
asignaturas troncalescore curriculum
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subject; course
aprobar una asignatura to pass a subject; pass in a subject
asignatura pendiente (Educación) failed subject; resit subject; (asunto pendiente) matter pending
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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