masculine noun
1. (colloquial) (education) (Spain) 
a. fail 
No estudié para el examen, así que seguro que me llevo un cate.I didn't study for the exam, so I'm sure I will get a fail.
2. (colloquial) (glow) (Spain) 
a. punch 
Marcos me dio un cate en la nariz y me hizo sangrar.Marcos gave me a punch on the nose and made me bleed.
1. (colloquial) 
a. fail 
1 (golpe) punch; bash (familiar)
2 (suspenso)
dar un cate a algn to fail sb; flunk sb (familiar); (EEUU)
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