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cátedra

Translation of cátedra in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • (en la universidad) professorship, chair; (en un colegio) post of head of department tiene ocho horas de cátedra she has eight teaching hours o/or hours of teaching dictar or (América Latina/Latin America) dar cátedra to lecture estar la cátedra (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial], la comida está la cátedra the food is fantastic [familiar/colloquial] te está quedando la cátedra ese dibujo your drawing's looking great [familiar/colloquial] sentar cátedra to pontificate, sound off [familiar/colloquial]

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