professor
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professor(
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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. (educator at a college or university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el profesor
(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 profesora
(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).
Our economics professor didn't show up today.Nuestro profesor de economía no vino hoy.
2. (university academic of the highest rank) (United Kingdom)
a. el catedrático
(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 catedrática
(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).
The professor's lecture was very interesting.La clase del catedrático fue muy interesante.
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professor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (university) (United Kingdom)
a. el catedrático(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 catedrático(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).
b. el profesor(ora)
(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 profesor(ora)
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
professor [prəˈfesəʳ]
noun
1 (Britain) (US) (Univ) catedráticoacatedrática (m) (f) de universidad;a catedrática (de universidad)
Professor Cameron el catedrático Cameron; he is a professor of economics es catedrático de economía; full professor catedráticoacatedrática (m) (f) de universidad;a catedrática (de universidad)
he didn't want to give up his comfortable position as a full professor of environmental science at a California university she had the opportunity to become a full professor at the medical school
2 (US) (teacher) profesoraprofesora (m) (f) (universitarioauniversitaria);a profesora a universitaria
a science professor un profesor de ciencias
Harold Stevenson is a psychology professor at the University of Michigan a senior professor at a small Midwest institution
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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