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.
to speak with authority
[Fig.]
exp.
to speak ex cathedra
[Rel.]
exp.
to hold a chair
exp.
it's marvellous
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
Tiene una cátedra de filosofía en Cornell. He has a chair in philosophy at Cornell.
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.
Solía presidir la cátedra de inglés en UCLA. He used to chair the English department at UCLA.
Debo volver a mi escuela para hablar con la jefa de cátedra. Also, I have to be back at school to clear up some things with my department head.
Esto infringe la libertad de cátedra y el principio de subsidiariedad. This infringes academic freedom and the principle of subsidiarity.
El Gobierno otorga un alto grado de libertad de cátedra. The Government grants a great degree of academic freedom.
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