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Principal Translations
cátedra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). figurado (enseñanza)  (education)chair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  professorship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (education)chairmanship of department nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Dio cátedra de buenos modales con el ejemplo.
cátedra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (lugar del profesor)  (literal)chair, seat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  desk, podium nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El profesor dictaba clases desde su cátedra.
 
Additional Translations
cátedra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (dignidad episcopal)dignity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  papal dignity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  episcopal dignity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El nuevo Papa recibió la investidura de la cátedra de San Pedro.
  Peter of Spain, known as John XXI, was a Portuguese physician who rose to the dignity of pope in 1276.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
  Peter of Spain, known as John XXI, was a Portuguese physician who rose to the papal dignity in 1276.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
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Compound Forms:
asistente de cátedra teaching assistant
ayudante de cátedra teaching assistant
cátedra abierta professorship vacancy, teaching vacancy
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