decano

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el decano, la decana(
deh
-
kah
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noh
)
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (education)
a. dean
El profesor Murias se convirtió en el decano de la Facultad de Derecho.Professor Murias became the dean of the Law School.
2. (oldest member)
a. senior member
Los decanos del partido político aprobaron la designación de Suárez como líder.The senior members of the political party approved the designation of Suarez as leader.
b. doyen (masculine)
Solo el decano de la sociedad secreta tiene facultad para aceptar nuevos miembros.Only the doyen of the secret society is allowed to accept new members.
c. doyenne (feminine)
La decana del estudio jurídico dio la bienvenida a los nuevos abogados.The doyenne of the law firm greeted the new lawyers.
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decano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de corporación, facultad)
a. dean
2. (veterano; hombre)
a. senior member, doyen
3. (mujer)
a. senior member, doyenne
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decanoa decana
1 (Univ) dean
el decano de la Facultad de Físicas
2 [de junta, grupo] (de mayor edad) senior member
son los decanos de los embajadores
(de más antigüedad) doyen/doyenne
el decano de estos nuevos diseñadores este festival es el decano de los que se celebran en España
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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