cátedra = professorship feminine noun

cátedra

feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of CÁTEDRA

1
: (tenured) professorship
2
: department chair (at a university)
3
4
libertad de cátedra : academic freedom

Examples of CÁTEDRA

ostentar una cátedra to hold a chair
hablar ex cátedra to speak ex cathedra
hacer oposiciones u opositar para una cátedra to compete for a chair etc by public competitive examination
sentar cátedra sobre algo to pontificate about something
es cátedra it's marvellous
está la cátedra it's marvellous

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