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cohort

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊhɔːrt; ˈkəʊhɔːt/

Translation of cohort in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [History/Historia] [Military/Militar] cohorte (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He replaced the existing praetorian guard with sixteen cohorts recruited from his German legions.
    • Initially designed for cavalry, the fort was garrisoned by an infantry cohort of 800 men in the C2.
    • Sometimes linked with Mars, he was honoured by various senior officers, by soldiers of all the legions, and by the cohort at the fort of Birdoswald.
    1.2 (follower) (American English/inglés norteamericano) seguidor, (masculine, feminine), adlátere (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • How to understand the older generation which supported Hitler and his cohorts?
    • Elaine May plays Frenchy's batty sister and Tony Darrow, Michael Rapaport and John Lovitz offer able support as Ray's cohorts.
    • For the easily confused, a cast directory helps you to identify all the various roles for the Pythons and their supporting cohorts.
    1.3 (in statistics) cohorte (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The rollback has been gradual, first offering free doctor's visits to children, then pensioners, then subsidies to various cohorts of adults - and now, it finally seems to be bearing fruit.
    • Exactly how China's future cohorts of young men are to be socialized with no prospect of settled family life and no tradition of honorable bachelorhood is a question that can be asked today, but not answered.
    • Modern warfare, modern weaponry is so hi-tech that if you try to run our defences on the basis of conscription, you have your professional soldiery permanently employed training successive cohorts of conscripts.
    Example sentences
    • Although biomass allocation patterns were statistically significant between cohorts during juvenile growth stages, the most obvious differences were at late-fruiting.
    • Later age of onset of first drug use was significantly associated with delayed age of first treatment among all male birth cohorts and females born before 1971.
    • Similarly, the association of family and school problems with early age of onset of escalated drug use was also consistent across gender and birth cohorts.

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