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modular

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːdʒələr; ˈmɒdjʊlə(r)/

Translation of modular in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [design/furniture] modular, a base de módulos; [degree/course] dividido en módulos [program] [Computing/Informática] modular
    Example sentences
    • Equipped with low level perch seats to discourage beggars and stray animals from cuddling down, the shelters employ modular construction for fast assembling.
    • In the course of doing this, it has transformed itself into one of Britain's leading experts on designing, costing, project managing and financing modular construction.
    • On this note, it might have been beneficial to include a few of the artist's recent modular, design-oriented constructions of wood and paint.
    Example sentences
    • The courses have become more modular, with more emphasis on coursework and continuous assessment, and less on exams at the end of two years.
    • And this occurred just after we had returned to teaching separate science GCSEs, after spending a considerable number of years teaching a modular combined science course.
    • Seminaries offer evening classes, weekend modular courses and occasional meetings in smaller cohorts in church basements.

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