freshman
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freshman(
frehsh
-
mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (high school or university education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el estudiante de primer año
(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).
, la estudiante de primer año
(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 a freshman in high school when I decided that I wanted to become a mathematician.Era estudiante de primer año de secundaria cuando decidí que quería ser matemático.
I'm a freshman, so I'm required to live on campus.Soy estudiante de primer año, así que estoy obligado a vivir dentro del campus.
2. (university education) (United Kingdom)
a. el estudiante de primer año
(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).
, la estudiante de primer año
(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).
Universities always have a lot of welcome activities for freshmen.Las universidades siempre tienen muchas actividades para darles la bienvenida a los estudiantes de primer año.
3. (novice)
a. el novato
(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).
, la novata
(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).
Back when I was a freshman in this business, I made a lot of mistakes.Cuando era novato en el sector, cometí muchos errores.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (inexperienced)
a. nuevo (senator or manager)
Some people think the freshman senator lacks the experience to be president.Hay quien cree que al nuevo senador le falta experiencia para ser presidente.
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freshman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (university)
a. el novato(a)
(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).
la novato(a)
(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).
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freshman [ˈfreʃmən]
noun
freshmen (plural)
1 (Univ) estudiante (m) de primer año
2 (Educ) (beginner) novatoanovata (m);a novata
note See culture box in entry grade.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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freshman year
el primer año
I am a freshman
soy estudiante de primer año
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