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grade
American English: /ɡreɪd/
British English: /ɡreɪd/

Translation of grade in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (quality) (degree, level) it divides hotels into four grades
    divide a los hoteles en cuatro categorías
    grade A ograde 1 tomatoes
    tomates (masculine plural) de la mejor calidad or de primera
    grade 3 eggs (British English)
    huevos (masculine plural) del tamaño número 3
    Grade VI piano exam
    examen (masculine) de sexto (año) de piano
    Example sentences
    • We stand ready to advise you on the period and particular hotels that will give best value for a specified grade of accommodation.
    • But the part of the process I loved most was the hand polishing with increasingly fine grades of sand paper done under running water.
    • I'll have to use the finest grade of wet sandpaper.
    1.2 (in seniority)
    grado (masculine) (del escalafón)
    (Military)
    rango (masculine)
    administrative grades
    escalafón (masculine) administrativo
    salary grades time in grade
    antigüedad (feminine) en en puesto
    to make the grade [colloquial]she's talented enough to make the grade
    tiene el talento necesario para triunfar ( or para lograr lo que se propone etc)
    Example sentences
    • Under the council's offer, many employees on middle salary grades will only receive lump-sum payments with no cost-of-living increase.
    • She also said employees on the same grade in different regions got paid different salaries for the same work, or the same salary for different hours.
    • Although most respondents were white collar staff, they covered a wide range of grades from office support staff to permanent secretary.
  • 2 2.1 (American English) (School) (class)
    Example sentences
    • Yuntardi was confused when his daughter Sekar, a first grade elementary pupil, asked him to register her in a school tennis course.
    • Students in higher grades scored better than students in lower grades.
    • Every year, the students in all grades of my elementary school do a papier-mache project.
    2.2 (School, University) (in exam) to get good grades
    Example sentences
    • And it would also revise its code of practice on how students' grades related to the marks they score in their exams.
    • If the awards were based instead on, say, high-school grades, many students would respond by choosing easy courses where an A is guaranteed.
    • That is, the higher the students' grades in high school, the more likely they would persist to meet their educational goals in college.
  • 3 (gradient) (American English)
    Example sentences
    • Clark points out that some applications, such as parking lots, have so many different grades and slopes that the use of a trimmer becomes almost impossible.
    • Myrna and David visited a hillside azalea garden in a nearby park to walk the trails and get a feel for the different grades of slope.
    • While you're outside, check that the grade around the house slopes away from it.

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (classify)
    (eggs/wool/fruit)
    clasificar
    Example sentences
    • He said the mining centre would enable miners to add value to their stones by preparing knocking, sorting and grading their gemstones before selling them.
    • They will become even more responsible if development in their constituencies is formally graded, ranked in order of merit and made public.
    • There are 16 classes of vehicle, graded by engine size and body-type.
    1.2 (order in ascending scale)
    (exercise/questions)
    ordenar por grado de dificultad
    Example sentences
    • Any teacher completing these books will never again be able to grade student work without questioning how and why that grading is taking place.
    • I require this evaluation form to be attached to the back of their project before I will grade their work.
    • The students are then graded on how well they adapt various stylistic aspects of the artist's work into their own.
    1.3 (mark) (American English)
    (test/exercise)
    corregir y calificar
    I've graded her B
    le puse una B
    he tends to grade students up/down
    suele poner notas bastante altas/bajas
    1.4
    also: graded past participle
    (produce/eggs)
    clasificado
    (tests/exercises) (British English)
    escalonados por grado de dificultad
  • 2 (make more level) (American English)
    (surface/soil)
    nivelar
    Example sentences
    • Lodge explains that sonic sensors make grading a road much easier than with stakes.
    • Norman got work as a roadman, clearing drains, grading roads and laying metal.
    • The ability to shift the blade right and left comes in handy for slope and ditch work and for grading roads and parking lots.

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