cátedra translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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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
it's marvellous
to speak ex cathedra
to speak with authority
to hold a chair
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.
Dicta cátedra de filosofía en Cornell. He has a Chair in Philosophy at Cornell.
Acepté el ofrecimiento de la cátedra de Cal Sci. I've accepted Cal Sci's professorship offer.
Es un extra por darte la cátedra. That's a bonus for giving you the professorship.
No necesito la opinión de un aguatero con horas cátedra. I don't need the opinion of a water boy with tenure.
El Comité Ejecutivo ha estado sesionando con respecto a su cátedra. The Executive Committee has been in session regarding tenure.
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