Translation of en in English:

en

prep

  • 3 3.1 [un tema/una especialidad/una cualidad] es licenciado en filosofía he has a degree in philosophy es un experto en la materia he's an expert on the subject es muy bueno en historia he's very good at history supera a su hermana en inteligencia she surpasses her sister in intelligence 3.2 [una proporción/un precio] ha aumentado en un diez por ciento it has gone up by ten per cent me lo vendió en $30 he sold it to me for $30 las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 the losses were calculated at $50,000
  • 6 (en expresiones de tiempo) en verano in (the) summer en mayo/1947 in May/1947 en varias ocasiones on several occasions llegó justo en ese momento she arrived just at that moment, just then she arrived en la mañana/tarde (esp AmL) in the morning/afternoon en la noche (esp AmL) at night no vi a nadie en todo el día I didn't see anybody all day

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Cultural fact of the day

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.