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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 speak ex cathedra
[Rel.]
exp.
to hold a chair
exp.
he's aiming at a chair
v.
to compete for a chair by public competitive examination
exp.
to compete for a chair
***
'cátedra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
libertad de cátedra
exp.
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.
Dicta cátedra de filosofía en Cornell. He has a Chair in Philosophy at Cornell.
Su inminente cátedra en Jena está siendo públicamente discutida ahora. His imminent professorship in Jena is now being openly discussed here.
Y sé a quién debo agradecer por mi cátedra en Jena. And I know whom I must thank for my professorship in Jena.
Podría decir que pasé suficiente tiempo en la universidad para ganar mi cátedra. Could say I spent enough time in school to earn my tenure.
Estoy así de cerca de lograr la cátedra. I'm this close to getting tenure.
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