licenciarse
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licenciarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (education)
a. to graduate
Mis padres se licenciaron en la década de los 60.My parents graduated in the 60s.
b. to get a degree in (used with "en")
Elena se licenció en biología por la Universidad de Córdoba.Elena got a degree in biology from the University of Cordoba.
licenciar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (education)
a. to confer a degree on
Este año, nuestra universidad licenció a 300 estudiantes.This year, our university conferred a degree on 300 students.
3. (military)
a. to discharge
El ejército licenció a los soldados cuando terminaron su servicio militar.The army discharged the soldiers when they finished their military service.
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licenciar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (military)
a. to discharge
2. (en universidad)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to confer a degree on
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (en universidad)
a. to graduate
4. (military)
a. to be discharged
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licenciar
transitive verb
1 (Univ) to confer a degree on
2 (Mil) to discharge
3 (Com) [+patente] to license
se puede obtener una recompensa más tangible licenciando la patente o vendiéndola
4 (permitir) to permit; allow
pronominal verb
licenciarse
1 (Univ) to graduate; take one's degree
licenciarse en Derecho to graduate in law; get a degree in law
2 (Mil) to be discharged
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