Translation of pupil in Spanish:

pupil

Pronunciation: /ˈpjuːpəl; ˈpjuːpɪl/

n

  • 1 [Education/Educación] alumno, (m,f), educando, (m,f) [formal] a pupil of Mozart un discípulo de Mozart
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    • He told delegates the primary school pupil had attacked four teachers.
    • The teachers also taught the pupils to sing one or two songs in a different language.
    • Teachers are seen by pupils not to teach but as a way they can justify themselves at the next inspection.
  • 2 (of eye) pupila (feminine)
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    • Muscles controlling the iris change the size of the pupil according to light conditions.
    • The pupils do not change size when a bright light is projected into them.
    • It varies the size of the pupil and the thickness of the lens of the eyes to adjust for brightness and for distance.

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