cátedra translation | Spanish-English dictionary



a       sf  
1      (en universidad)    chair, professorship  
ostentar una cátedra      to hold a chair  
  ( de      in)     
hablar ex cátedra        (Rel)   to speak ex cathedra     (fig)   to speak with authority  
hacer oposiciones u opositar para una cátedra      to compete for a chair etc by public competitive examination  
sentar cátedra sobre algo      to pontificate about sth  
2      (en enseñanza secundaria)    post of head of department
3    (=aula)   seminar room
4      (Caribe)  
*   wonder, marvel  
es cátedra, está la cátedra      it's marvellous  
b       adj     (Caribe)   wonderful, marvellous, excellent
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
es cátedra exp.
it's marvellous

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to pontificate about sth
to hold a chair
to speak ex cathedra
to speak with authority
it's marvellous
he's aiming at a chair
to compete for a chair by public competitive examination
to compete for a chair
'cátedra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
libertad de cátedra
ser nombrado a {or} obtener una cátedra
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"cátedra": examples and translations in context
Dicta cátedra de historia en Princeton. He has a Chair in History at Princeton.
En la última tuve que comprar una cátedra. The last one I had to buy a chair.
Acepté el ofrecimiento de la cátedra de Cal Sci. I've accepted Cal Sci's professorship offer.
Tim trabajó 14 horas diarias para conseguir la cátedra. For years, Tim's worked 14 hours a day for that professorship.
Tiene una cátedra de neurología en Dijon. He's the professor in neurology in Dijon.
Casualmente yo tengo una cátedra en la universidad de Springfield. It just so happens I have a chair at Springfield University.
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