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Pronunciation: /greɪd/

Translation of grade in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (quality) calidad (feminine) (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/inglés británico) 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/Militar] rango (masculine) administrative grades escalafón (masculine) administrativo salary grades escala (feminine) salarial time in grade antigüedad (feminine) en en puesto to make the grade [colloquial/familiar] 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/inglés norteamericano) [Sch] (class) grado (masculine), año (masculine), curso (masculine) 2.2 [Sch] [Univ] (in exam) nota (feminine), calificación (feminine) to get good grades sacar* buenas notas
    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.
    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.
  • 3 (gradient) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cuesta (feminine)
    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/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (classify) [eggs/wool/fruit] clasificar* 1.2 (order in ascending scale) [exercise/questions] ordenar por grado de dificultad 1.3 (mark) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [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
    (graded past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [produce/eggs] clasificado; [tests/exercises] (British English/inglés británico) escalonados por grado de dificultad
  • 2 (make more level) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [surface/soil] nivelar

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