cátedra translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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cátedra

  
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
exp.
to pontificate about sth
exp.
it's marvellous
exp.
to speak with authority
[Fig.]
exp.
to hold a chair
exp.
to speak ex cathedra
[Rel.]
exp.
he's aiming at a chair
exp.
to compete for a chair
exp.
to compete for a chair {etc} by public competitive examination
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'cátedra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
libertad de cátedra
exp.
ser nombrado a {or} obtener una cátedra
"cátedra": examples and translations in context
Me quitaron una cátedra en Kiel. I was refused a chair in Kiel.
La cátedra no reconocerá ninguna discusión adicional. The chair recognizes no further discussion.
Se impartía formación en el empleo a los profesores y a los asistentes de cátedra. In-service training is provided to teachers and teaching assistants.
En la Universidad de Orán se ha creado una cátedra UNESCO de derechos humanos. A UNESCO chair in the teaching of human rights has been established at the University of Oran.
Acepté el ofrecimiento de la cátedra de Cal Sci. I've accepted Cal Sci's professorship offer.
le ofrecieron a Lina Wertmüller la cátedra de cine? Lina Wertmüiler was offered the professorship of cinema?
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