- 2 (grado, cifra) la delincuencia ha alcanzado cotas alarmantes crime has reached alarming levels alcanzó la cota histórica de 2.500 it reached the historic 2,500 mark o level quiere alcanzar cotas más altas en su carrera she wants to scale greater heights in her career
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.