Showing results for cátedra. Search instead for la cátedra.
cátedra
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
cátedra(
kah
-
teh
-
drah
)
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.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(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.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
cátedra
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
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
cátedra
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
adjective
(Caribe) wonderful; marvellous; excellent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?