Translation of cátedra in English:



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