There are 3 translations of great in Spanish:

great1

Pronunciation: /greɪt/

adj

  • 1 (before n) 1.1 (large in size) (sing) gran (delante del n); (pl) grandes (delante del n) the Great Lakes los Grandes Lagos 1.2 [number/quantity] (sing) gran (delante del n); (pl) grandes (delante del n) a great many people muchísima gente a great deal of criticism muchas críticas the great majority la gran mayoría to fall from a great height caerse* de muy alto we discussed it in great detail lo discutimos muy minuciosamente or punto por punto she lived to a great age vivió hasta una edad muy avanzada on an even greater scale incluso a mayor escala there's a dirty great hole in my sock (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] tengo un agujerazo en el calcetín [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (profound, intense) [affection/sorrow/attention/advantage] gran (delante del n) with great interest/care con gran interés/cuidado great progress has been made se han hecho grandes progresos greater help is needed se necesita más ayuda
  • 2 (before n) 2.1 (important) [landowner/occasion/problem] (sing) gran (delante del n); (pl) grandes (delante del n) the great houses of England las grandes mansiones de Inglaterra the great American novel la gran novela americana the Great Fire of London el gran incendio de Londres the Great Powers las grandes potencias 2.2 (outstanding) [man/woman/painter/athlete/author] gran (delante del n); (pl) grandes (delante del n) Catherine the Great Catalina la Grande she was destined for great things estaba predestinada a llegar lejos 2.3 (genuine, real) [friend/rival] (sing) gran (delante del n); (pl) grandes (delante del n) it's a great pity you can't come es una verdadera lástima que no puedas venir I'm in no great hurry no tengo mucha prisa, no estoy muy apurado (AmL) you're a great help! [colloq & iro] ¡valiente ayuda la tuya! [irónico/ironical] she's leaving — it's no great loss se va — no se pierde mucho she has a great eye for detail tiene muy buen ojo para los detalles I'm a great fan of yours soy un gran admirador suyo I'm a great believer in … soy un gran partidario de … she's a great one for ginseng [colloquial/familiar] es una fanática del ginseng he's a great one for starting arguments [colloquial/familiar] ¡es único para empezar discusiones!, para empezar discusiones es (como) mandado a hacer (CS) [familiar/colloquial] you great idiot! ¡pedazo de idiota! [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 (excellent) [colloquial/familiar] [goal/movie/meal] sensacional, fabuloso we had a really great time lo pasamos fenomenal [familiar/colloquial] the great thing is that you don't need to clean it lo mejor de todo es que no hay que limpiarlo he's a really great guy es un tipo or (Esp tb) tío sensacional [familiar/colloquial] he was just great about it se lo tomó muy biento be great at sth she's great at chess juega estupendamente al ajedrez he's great at mending things se da mucha maña para hacer arreglosto be great on sth he's great on pop music sabe mucho de música pop (as interj) (that's) great! ¡qué bien!, ¡fenomenal!, ¡bárbaro! [familiar/colloquial]

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 3 translations of great in Spanish:

great2

n

  • 1.1 (outstanding person) [colloquial/familiar] estrella (f), grande (mf) 1.2 (important people) (+ pl vb) the great la gente importante, los grandes the great and the good (BrE) [humorístico/humorous] las vacas sagradas [humorístico/humorous]

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 3 translations of great in Spanish:

great3

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.