An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (higher education)
a. university
La vida universitaria es muy cómoda aunque haya que estudiar mucho.University life is very comfortable even though you have to study a lot.
b. college
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Quiero que mis hijos hagan una carrera universitaria.I want my children to study for a college degree.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (scholar)
a. university student
Los universitarios se pasan muchas horas estudiando en la biblioteca.University students spend many hours studying in the library.
b. college student
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El número de universitarios empieza a disminuir al paso que sube el costo de los estudios.The number of university students is beginning to fall as the cost of studying increases.
c. undergraduate
Muchos universitarios no saben qué hacer al terminar la carrera.Many undergraduates don't know what to do after finishing their degree.
d. student
Las carreras de ciencias son muy demandadas entre los universitarios.Science degrees are in high demand among the students.
3. (graduate of a university)
a. university graduate
Los universitarios tienen más posibilidades de tener salarios más altos.University graduates are more likely to have higher salaries.
b. college graduate
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La compañía hace una campaña de contratación cada año para atraer a universitarios.The company has an annual recruitment drive to attract college graduates.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. university
estudiante universitariouniversity student
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (estudiante)
a. university student
3. (profesor)
a. university lecturer
4. (licenciado)
a. university graduate
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universitarioa universitaria
(estudiante) (university) student; (licenciado) university graduate;
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