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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (university post)
a. chair
Marta Jiménez ostenta una cátedra de periodismo y su trabajo es muy conocido.Marta Jimenez holds a chair in journalism and her work is very well known.
b. professorship
La cátedra de bioquímica está muy disputada, así que pronto nombraran a alguien.There are a lot of candidates interested in applying for the biochemistry professorship so someone should be appointed soon.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(high-school position)
a. post of head of department
Para conseguir una cátedra de instituto tenías que tener experiencia.If you wanted to be given the post of head of department in a high school, you needed experience.
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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. (cargo; en universidad)
a. chair
2. (en instituto)
a. post of head of department
3. (departamento)
a. department
sentar cátedrato lay down the law
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1 (en universidad) chair; professorship
ostentar una cátedra to hold a chair;de in; hablar ex cátedra (Religión) to speak ex cathedra; to speak with authority; hacer oposiciones u opositar para una cátedra to compete for a chair etc by public competitive examination; sentar cátedra sobre algo to pontificate about sth
2 (en enseñanza secundaria) post of head of department
3 (aula) seminar room
4 (Caribe) wonder; marvel
es cátedra está la cátedra it's marvellous
(Caribe) wonderful; marvellous; excellent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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