Translation of degree in Spanish:

degree

Pronunciation: /dɪˈgriː/

n

  • 1 (level, amount) grado (m), nivel (m) it's a matter o question of degree es cuestión de grados, depende de hasta qué punto our students are motivated in o to varying degrees nuestros alumnos tienen distintos grados or niveles de motivación a degree of realism cierto grado de realismo there's a degree of truth in what she says hay cierta verdad en lo que dice to a certain o limited degree hasta cierto punto to a high degree en alto grado to the highest degree en grado sumo to such a degree that … hasta tal punto que …, en or a tal grado que … he's not in the slightest o least degree mean no es tacaño en absoluto in no small degree en gran medida to a degree (extremely) en grado sumo (to some extent) hasta cierto punto
  • 2 (grade, step) grado (m) first/third degree burns quemaduras (fpl) de primer/tercer grado first/second degree murder [Law] (in (US) ) homicidio (m) en primer/segundo grado degree of kinship grado de parentesco degree of comparison [Ling] grado de comparación by degrees gradualmente, paulatinamente see also third degree
  • 3 [Geog] [Math] [Meteo] [Phys] grado (m) it was 40 degrees in the shade hacía 40 grados a la sombra 12 degrees of frost o below zero 12 grados bajo cero this wine is 12 degrees proof este vino es de or tiene 12 grados
  • 4 [Educ] título (m) first degree licenciatura (f) a master's degree una maestría or un master a PhD degree un doctorado an honorary degree un título honoris causa he has o [formal] holds a degree in chemistry es licenciado en química I'm going to take a philosophy degree voy a hacer la carrera de filosofía, voy a licenciarme en filosofía I took my degree last year acabé la carrera or (AmL tb) me recibí el año pasado, obtuve la licenciatura el año pasado (before n) degree ceremony ceremonia (f) de licenciatura degree certificate título (m) de licenciado degree course licenciatura (f)
  • 5 (in society) [arch or liter] rango (m), condición (f) social of high degree de alto rango of low/humble degree de baja/humilde condición

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