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American English: /dəˈɡri/
British English: /dɪˈɡriː/

Translation of degree in Spanish:


  • 1 (level, amount) it's a matter or question of degree
    es cuestión de grados
    depende de hasta qué punto
    our students are motivated in or 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 or limited degree
    hasta cierto punto
    to a high degree
    en alto grado
    to the highest degree to such a degree that …
    hasta tal punto que …
    en or a tal grado que …
    he's not in the slightest or 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
    Example sentences
    • Instead it demands a considerable degree of autonomy and nurtures individualism.
    • More alarmingly, the degree and extent of the complicity involved is shredding the credibility of the Hierarchy.
    • Nevertheless, there seems to be a considerable degree of uncertainty in the present legal proceedings.
  • 2 (grade, step) first/third degree burns
    quemaduras (feminine plural) de primer/tercer grado
    first/second degree murder (in US)
    homicidio (masculine) en primer/segundo grado
    degree of kinship
    grado de parentesco
    degree of comparison (Linguistics)
    grado de comparación
    by degrees see alsothird degree
  • 3 (Geography, Mathematics, Meteorology, Physics) it was 40 degrees in the shade
    hacía 40 grados a la sombra
    12 degrees of frost or below zero
    12 grados bajo cero
    this wine is 12 degrees proof
    este vino es de or tiene 12 grados
    Example sentences
    • Those men also divided the complete circle into 360 degrees by taking the angle of the triangle as their fundamental unit and dividing this into 60 sub-units.
    • Not being a whiz at geometry, I stared at the pattern for quite a while trying to figure out the formula for measuring the degrees of the angles.
    • The computer showed my ball speed was 150 miles per hour, my launch angle 14 degrees and my spin rate 4,400 revolutions per minute.
    Example sentences
    • This is the proportion by which the rate of a chemical reaction is raised by an increase in temperature of 10 degrees on the Celsius scale.
    • However, we borrow the basic measurement scale from physics and we measure the photographic colour temperature in degrees Kelvin.
    • The memory signal could not be detected at temperatures above 75 degrees Celsius, where the charges within the domains behave differently.
    Example sentences
    • In particular he worked on Galois theory, ideals and equations of the fifth degree.
    • The degree of the final equation resulting from any number of complete equations in the same number of unknowns, is equal to the product of the degrees of the equations.
    • The first person to claim that equations of degree 5 could not be solved algebraically was Ruffini.
  • 4 (University) first degree a master's degree
    una maestría or un master
    a PhD degree
    un doctorado
    an honorary degree
    un título honoris causa
    he has or [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 el año pasado
    me recibí el año pasado (Latin America)
    obtuve la licenciatura el año pasado
    (before noun) degree ceremony
    ceremonia (feminine) de licenciatura
    degree certificate
    título (masculine) de licenciado
    degree course
    Example sentences
    • He later earned his master's and doctorate degrees from Harvard University.
    • There are several routes a student can take in order to earn a degree in architecture.
    • I moved home with my parents after finishing my degree in order to work and save for graduate school.
  • 5 (in society) (archaic or literary)
    rango (masculine)
    condición (feminine) social
    of high degree
    de alto rango
    of low/humble degree
    de baja/humilde condición
    Example sentences
    • People who confirm certain degree of public status often do public talk.
    • He was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Parish and a member of the Knights of Columbus as a third degree knight and fourth degree honorary knight.
    • Spanish and English courtiers were carefully intermingled in order of their degrees on the steps of the throne.
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