viva(
vi
-
vuh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express good will)
a. viva
The fans cheered, "Viva Lenny!" when he made a basket from across the court.Los aficionados vitorearon, "¡Viva Lenny!" cuando hizo una canasta desde el otro lado de la cancha.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. el examen oral
(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).
Randy felt relaxed and prepared as he walked into the room for his viva.Randy se sintió tranquilo y preparado cuando entró en la sala para su examen oral.
b. la defensa de la tesis
(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).
Now that Marta has handed in her PhD thesis, she will have to prepare for her viva.Ahora que Marta entregó su tesis de doctorado, tendrá que prepararse para la defensa de la tesis.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (education)
a. evaluar el examen oral de
I'm helping my colleagues viva a student on his PhD in Applied Linguistics.Estoy ayudando a mis colegas a evaluar el examen oral de un estudiante que opta a un doctorado en Lingüística Aplicada.
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viva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (university)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
viva (voce)examen oral
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viva [ˈviːvə]
interjection
viva Caroline! ¡viva Caroline!
viva [ˈvaɪvə]
noun
(also viva voce) examen (m) oral
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viva(
bee
-
bah
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express joy)
a. hurrah
¡Viva! Mañana no hay clases.Hurrah! There's no school tomorrow.
b. viva
El público gritó "¡viva!" cuando el atleta cruzó la meta.The audience shouted "viva!" when the athlete crossed the finish line.
2. (used to express good will)
a. long live
¡Viva la libertad del pueblo!Long live the people's freedom!
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viva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. cheer
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡viva!hurray!
¡viva el rey!long live the King!
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viva
cheer
dar un viva to give a cheer; prorrumpir en vivas to burst out cheering; start to cheer
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