Translation of grade in Spanish:


calidad, n.

Pronunciation /ɡreɪd//ɡreɪd/


  • 1

    • 1.1(quality)

      calidad feminine
      it divides hotels into four grades divide a los hoteles en cuatro categorías
      • grade A or grade 1 tomatoes tomates de la mejor calidad / de primera
      • grade 3 eggs huevos del tamaño número 3
      • Grade VI piano exam examen de sexto (año) de piano
      • The array of choices is dizzying, from different types of cows and grades of milk quality to the ability to breed hybrid vegetables.
      • The one medicine that in every grade of society was valued above all others was Dr Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.
      • All four semi-finalists will have the option of moving up to the lower tier of the new grade.
      • A beeper and colored lights indicate the blade's position relative to the desired grade.
      • We stand ready to advise you on the period and particular hotels that will give best value for a specified grade of accommodation.
      • But the part of the process I loved most was the hand polishing with increasingly fine grades of sand paper done under running water.
      • There are four grades at this age level, A, B, C, D and the teams and supporters who make it to the finals turn it into a noisy wonderful occasion.
      • Use steel wool or a fine grade of sandpaper to smooth out the affected area and an inch or two of the surrounding floor.
      • Just be sure to use the gardening-grade perlite rocks and not the finer grade masonry-quality powder.
      • I'll have to use the finest grade of wet sandpaper.
      • Usually the finer grades are used in the rubbing process.
      • Use the finest grade of lime available at a reasonable price when surface applications are made.
      • Tensile fabric comes in different structural grades and colors.
      • And not just the fruit, for they used the flowers in botanical medicines as well as in making a red dye, and the bark of the plant was helpful in tanning the finest grades of leather.

    • 1.2(in seniority)

      (del escalafón) grado masculine
      Military rango masculine
      administrative grades escalafón administrativo masculine
      • salary grades escala salarial
      • time in grade antigüedad en en puesto
      • Under the council's offer, many employees on middle salary grades will only receive lump-sum payments with no cost-of-living increase.
      • Although most respondents were white collar staff, they covered a wide range of grades from office support staff to permanent secretary.
      • We have to have a structure and grades, because of our size and we have to work within those.
      • The dispute centres on the implementation of a 35-hour week which would bring guards in line with most other grades of staff employed by the company.
      • The majority of employees are the lower clerical grades, i.e. Clerical Officers, Executive Officers and Higher Executive Officers.
      • She also said employees on the same grade in different regions got paid different salaries for the same work, or the same salary for different hours.
      • In central and local government, for example, the majority of employees in the lowest grades are women.
      • Following half a day of action in October and the threat of more strikes this week, management decided to reopen negotiations with a timetable to produce a system of pay grades by the end of February.
      • The automaker was accused of unfair bias in giving older, white male employees lower grades, raises and rates of promotion than young women and minorities.
      • Collier outlined that equal pay within salary grades is enforced by the University.
      • In the same year the Ministry lost 39 employees from the lower grades, including clerks, interpreters and recorders.
      • The salary grades were framed according to different sports and the importance of each athlete to their team.
      • It said managers had been ranked into three grades, with the bottom 15 per cent losing their jobs.
      • For example, there may be 10 salary grades (A to J) separated by increments of $1,000.
      • A few years later he became a pilot and rose through the ranks to management grade by the time he was 30.
      • We desperately need a culture that values teamwork at all grades in the profession.
      • The following are the ranks and corresponding pay grades within the Army, from lowest to highest.
      • I think in order to build confidence and to ensure that black women are moving through ranks and grades, we need to have a positive action programme that analyses their particular needs.
      • The strikers want the abolition of salary anomalies between staff employed on different grades at universities.
      • The second grade would command the rank of major or lieutenant colonel.

  • 2

    • 2.1US school

      grado masculine
      año masculine
      curso masculine
      • Only 7 percent of black children in the eighth grade read at a level of proficiency.
      • It gives home computers to students in the 3rd grade and up.
      • Students in the upper grades do an internship two afternoons every week.
      • The average fifth grader read at a second grade level.
      • It is at the second grade reading level that you should begin monitor and track the areas of reading fluency and see a steady progress in the words per minute your child can read and comprehend.
      • Students at all grade levels benefited from remedial summer school, but students in the earliest grades and in secondary school may benefit most.
      • This Act proposes that every student in grades 3 through 8 will be proficient in reading and math.
      • After a while, it seemed obvious that he didn't have the same skill, he was paired with Dale for a lab in the 7th grade and history was made.
      • In the ninth grade, 81 percent of females and males were participating in physical education.
      • Every year, the students in all grades of my elementary school do a papier-mache project.
      • Students in higher grades scored better than students in lower grades.
      • Did I fail to mention that I failed the part where we had to identify animals in first grade?
      • Beautiful weavings can be created by students in grades 3-6 with simple cardboard looms.
      • Yuntardi was confused when his daughter Sekar, a first grade elementary pupil, asked him to register her in a school tennis course.
      • It is estimated that by the first grade, 5 percent of children have noticeable speech disorders, the majority of which have no known cause.

    • 2.2school University
      (in exam)

      nota feminine
      calificación feminine
      to get good grades sacar buenas notas
      • It is kind of like paying teachers more when their students get higher grades.
      • The students who received passing grades earned them.
      • Brian noticed that students' grades were higher than those on previous unit quizzes.
      • School records were used to obtain data on student grades and standardized test scores.
      • Most commonly, he says, students complain about grades and faculty grading practices.
      • He found that students would achieve similar grades, whether or not they liked or enjoyed their teachers.
      • He is also concerned that they have led to significant grade inflation because they are closely tied to the grades that students expect to receive.
      • Minimum matriculation requirements are at least two pass grades and university courses for which there is not strong demand might accept students with these grades.
      • If the awards were based instead on, say, high-school grades, many students would respond by choosing easy courses where an A is guaranteed.
      • Yet it is mandatory that I give this student a grade; moreover, she herself wants an evaluation of her performance.
      • The students who take the course during their initial semester are making higher grades cumulatively.
      • That is, the higher the students' grades in high school, the more likely they would persist to meet their educational goals in college.
      • Students' grades are based primarily on teacher-designed or local tests, so the stakes for students are unclear.
      • Students whose grades fell below 3.0 in the previous school year attend Summer Academy in their home city, rather than the Summer Institute.
      • Students with lower grades can still get into Southern if they score high enough on college-aptitude tests.
      • Teachers who hand out misleading grades thereby allow some students, already let down by a school system that has failed to prepare them adequately, to be blindsided.
      • And it would also revise its code of practice on how students' grades related to the marks they score in their exams.
      • Teachers often tell students their grades out loud, so that each person knows what grade the others received.
      • Students compete for grades, they compete for awards, they compete for a place on the team.
      • Under the admissions policy, 90 percent of students are accepted by grades and test scores alone.

  • 3US

    cuesta feminine
    • While you're outside, check that the grade around the house slopes away from it.
    • That would be like loading up your car and driving it up in the mountains at a 6% grade all day every day.
    • Clark points out that some applications, such as parking lots, have so many different grades and slopes that the use of a trimmer becomes almost impossible.
    • Road construction has changed the hill grade from 11.5 per cent to eight
    • Myrna and David visited a hillside azalea garden in a nearby park to walk the trails and get a feel for the different grades of slope.
    • I also noticed that the hill that the car rolled up was at a lower grade than the hill that the starting line was painted on.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(classify)

      (eggs/wool/fruit) clasificar
      • Premises applying for a licence will face a one-off fee followed by an annual charge which will be graded according to the size and location of the bar or pub.
      • And Malmesbury Hospital was graded green in both categories, one of 81 hospitals to achieve that distinction.
      • With the ultimate in timing equipment being installed drivers will be graded into four categories and awarded platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals once a year.
      • They will become even more responsible if development in their constituencies is formally graded, ranked in order of merit and made public.
      • The survey broke each town into sites and graded each site accordingly.
      • At the moment, 99.99% of the coffee beans grown in the area are mixed together, and the blemish-free ones are graded by size and shape.
      • Replies to the 87 questions are graded in three categories - agree, disagree and undecided.
      • He received the wool in huge bales and then graded it according to length and fineness, before despatching it to the cloth-maker or dealer.
      • Under the plans, sites used by travellers could be graded according to how much impact they have on the local community.
      • Under the king was a carefully graded hierarchy of officials, ranging from the governors of provinces down through local mayors and tax collectors.
      • Voter education should extend to rating or grading the performance of an elected representative.
      • It's a gloomy prediction but what else are parents like us supposed to think when universities are graded according to their intake from the state sector and we have thrown in our lot with an independent school?
      • Applications are graded in date order; the earlier you apply the better your chance of being rewarded.
      • There are 16 classes of vehicle, graded by engine size and body-type.
      • Performances are graded to compensate for size or population profile.
      • If other teachers have been placed in the promised grade it simply means that even those on the Copperbelt will eventually be graded accordingly.
      • Periodically, the oysters are graded for size and then put into bags of about 200, to be hardened.
      • He said the mining centre would enable miners to add value to their stones by preparing knocking, sorting and grading their gemstones before selling them.
      • In such circumstances, there being no threat to life or injury, the police response was graded accordingly.
      • The items and places of interest are graded with an asterisk rating (from zero to three) and much helpful information is given to tourists.

    • 1.2(order in ascending scale)

      (questions/exercise) ordenar por grado de dificultad
      • We should grade students on effort, not ability.
      • More reasonably, I'd grade the smaller class in four days, and the larger class in six days.
      • I'm not entirely comfortable with doing so, in part because I suspect much of the advice is particular to my class and how I grade exams.
      • Students are graded on each discussion based upon their ability to find information on topics and their ability to support both sides of the argument in the paper that they write.
      • A lecture on tips for effective presentations is given early in the curriculum and students are graded on presentation skills throughout the program.
      • Berkeley students aren't getting written homework assignments because teachers are refusing to grade work on their own time after two years with no pay raise.
      • During the group lesson, each student was graded by both their peers and me on their success in reaching their musical goal for that group lesson.
      • Linus worked 40 hours a week in the classroom and in the lab, and spent time preparing lessons and grading students papers in addition to his regular studies.
      • The students are then graded on how well they adapt various stylistic aspects of the artist's work into their own.
      • Each week, the teachers will grade the students - one will receive an A-grade making them top of the class.
      • Of course there were differences because I graded the students in the university class, but not in the community class.
      • The government is also looking into replacing the Advanced Level exam with a system which would grade students on their work during the school year as well as in a sit-down exam.
      • The division of the A-level into AS and A2 stages has also increased the marking workload, as students are graded in both the first and second years of the course.
      • Obviously it's insane to spend more than fifteen minutes per paper/exam when grading a class of 100: just do the math!
      • This paper also serves as a substantial writing component in which students are graded for both grammar and content.
      • Any teacher completing these books will never again be able to grade student work without questioning how and why that grading is taking place.
      • He still has to be fair in grading his students, and he can lose his job if he doesn't do that.
      • Have the students divide the tasks up among themselves, but grade each student based on the work of the whole group.
      • To complete the course, the students are graded in a situational and field training exercise on all the above skills to determine whether they will qualify and graduate.
      • I require this evaluation form to be attached to the back of their project before I will grade their work.

    • 1.3US (mark)

      (test/exercise) corregir y calificar
      I've graded her B le puse una B
      • he tends to grade students up/down suele poner notas bastante altas/bajas

    • 1.4graded past participle

      (produce/eggs) clasificado
      (tests/exercises) escalonados por grado de dificultad British

  • 2US

    (make more level)
    (surface/soil) nivelar
    • He told the ministries in charge of roads not to grade roads without consulting members of Parliament.
    • The ability to shift the blade right and left comes in handy for slope and ditch work and for grading roads and parking lots.
    • However, the city council has already started grading the roads to be tarred soon under the local government-financed road rehabilitation programme.
    • Hardware on the excavation equipment then uses that elevation map to control the blade height automatically in order to grade the site properly.
    • He said his ministry would grade all feeder roads in readiness for the marketing season.
    • I have approached officials several times and a year ago they attempted to grade the road - the grader got stuck and they left the job incomplete.
    • He said a grader from the Zambia National Service had been acquired to grade the roads which had not been serviced for a long time.
    • Also, they must excavate to remove foundations and basements, and they must grade the site at the completion of the demolition job.
    • LSO series inclinometers are suitable for use in paving, grading, bridge leveling, and other applications.
    • Norman got work as a roadman, clearing drains, grading roads and laying metal.
    • This high desert area is dry in the summer when the Road Runners spend their time grading and graveling the roads.
    • There are well-laid, carefully graded paths for walking and for cycling, and some impressive looking recreation facilities.
    • Lodge explains that sonic sensors make grading a road much easier than with stakes.
    • Our first project after we graded the road was to dig a 10-acre-foot pond.
    • The district has had to grade its roads in its quest to open up isolated villages to its administrative centre, Munyumbwe.
    • The volunteers at the reserve regularly grade the road and make sure that it is accessible.