study
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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. (act of learning)
a. el estudio
(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).
"I have to dedicate the entire day to study," said the apprentice."Tengo que dedicar el día entero al estudio," dijo el aprendiz.
2. (investigation)
a. el estudio
(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).
We're conducting a study on the effects of global warming on Arctic permafrost.Estamos realizando un estudio de los efectos del calentamiento global sobre el permagel ártico.
b. la investigación
(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).
How's your chimp study going?¿Cómo te va la investigación de los chimpancés?
3. (written report)
a. el estudio
(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).
Did you turn in the study on the effects of alcohol on the liver yet?¿Ya entregaste el estudio sobre los efectos del alcohol sobre el hígado?
4. (room)
a. el estudio
(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).
I'm in the process of remodeling my study.Estoy en el proceso de remodelar el estudio.
5. (music)
a. el estudio
(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).
I'm playing Liszt's Transcendental Study to practice playing with overlapping hands.Estoy tocando el Estudio Trascendental de Liszt para practicar tocando con las manos intercambiándose.
6. (art)
a. el estudio
(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).
Some of Michelangelo's studies are as impressive as his final works.Algunos de los estudios de Miguel Ángel son tan impresionantes como sus trabajos finales.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to learn about)
a. estudiar
We are studying the effects of air pollution on our city.Estamos estudiando los efectos de la contaminación del aire en nuestra ciudad.
8. (to analyze)
a. estudiar
The agents studied the video of the suspected man's confession.Los agentes estudiaron el video de la confesión del sospechoso.
b. investigar
They are studying the feasibility of building a tower here.Están investigando la viabilidad de construir una torre aquí.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to learn)
a. estudiar
You need to study more if you are going to pass your exam next week.Debes estudiar más si vas a pasar el examen la semana que viene.
b. preparar (an exam)
I've been studying for this exam for two months, so I hope I'll pass.Llevo dos meses preparando este examen, así que espero aprobarlo.
10. (review)
a. repasar
The test is at 11 am, so we have two more hours to study.El test es a las 11 am, así que tenemos dos horas más para repasar.
studies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
11. (branch of learning)
a. los estudios
(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).
Tomas has a bachelor's degree in Latin American Studies.Tomás tiene una licenciatura en Estudios Latinoamericanos.
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study
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (investigation)
a. la estudio m, investigación
(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).
2. (written report)
a. el estudio m, informe
(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).
b. el reporte
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to make a study of somethingrealizar un estudio sobre algo
study groupgrupo de estudio
study tourviaje de estudio
3. (artist)
a. el estudio
(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).
4. (room)
a. el (cuarto de) estudio
(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).
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study [ˈstʌdɪ]
noun
1 (gen) estudio (m); [of text, evidence etc] investigación (f); estudio (m)
my studies show that ... mis estudios demuestran que ...; to make a study of sth realizar una investigación de algo
his face was a study ¡si le hubieras visto la cara!
to be in a brown study
2 (room) biblioteca (f); despacho (m)
transitive verb
1 (gen) estudiar; (as student) estudiar; cursar
2 (examine) [+evidence, painting] examinar; investigar
intransitive verb
estudiar
to study to be an agronomist estudiar para agrónomo; to study under sb estudiar con algn; trabajar bajo la dirección de algn; to study for an exam estudiar or preparar un examen
modifier
study group (n) grupo (m) de estudio
...a new series of more than 100 tapes and study packs for GCSE and A level, all created by chief examiners Linguaphone, founded 90 years ago this month, provides study packs in 32 languages
study tour (n) viaje (m) de estudios
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