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
to speak with authority
to speak ex cathedra
to hold a chair
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.
Dicta cátedra de filosofía en Cornell. He has a Chair in Philosophy at Cornell.
En 1986 acepté una cátedra en Edimburgo, mi vieja universidad. In 1986 l accepted a professorship at Edinburgh, my old university.
Su inminente cátedra en Jena está siendo públicamente discutida ahora. His imminent professorship in Jena is now being openly discussed here.
No necesito la opinión de un aguatero con horas cátedra. I don't need the opinion of a water boy with tenure.
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.
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