Translation of graduate in Spanish:

graduate

obtener el título, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɡradjʊeɪt//ˈɡradʒʊeɪt//ˈɡrædʒəˌweɪt/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (in education)
    • 1.1(from a college, university)

      obtener el título
      terminar la carrera
      recibirse Latin America
      graduarse
      (obtain bachelor's degree) licenciarse
      she graduated from Cambridge in 1974 se licenció por la Universidad de Cambridge en 1974 Spain
      • he graduated in history se licenció en historia
      • Other students who graduated received their national diplomas and BTech degrees.
      • He graduated from High School in 1956 with the highest grade point average that anyone had ever achieved at his school.
      • I am now in my last year of college and I am getting ready to graduate with a masters degree.
      • When she graduated from high school she went to a university not too far from where I lived.
      • Students who fail to achieve minimum scores on state tests are prevented from graduating from high school with full academic diplomas.
      • He also went to night school and graduated from high school six months early, all so he could go racing.
      • The report recommended that states require students to take a minimum number of courses in core academic subjects in order to graduate from high school.
      • Katie graduated from high school in 1996 and attended North Carolina State University the following autumn.
      • Two weeks after he graduated, he received his draft notice.
      • After three hard years of college, Rindy graduated with a degree in business.
      • She graduated from high school in 1986 and then attended the University of Amsterdam.
      • Only five out of 12 of Gina's siblings graduated from high school.
      • Between 1873 and 1933 only six students graduated from high school.
      • Students must now pass proficiency exams in order to enter and graduate from high school, replacing the system of social promotion.
      • She was a straight-A student in high school and later attended and graduated from Harvard University.
      • It was a miracle that he'd finally graduated, receiving a degree in Criminal Law, more as a way of pleasing his father than actually wanting it.
      • Some people have made it in a very short time with no training and others have graduated from university with degrees before climbing their career ladders.
      • Many students now graduate from high school having already completed many credits toward college.
      • By the time he graduated from high school his schoolmates had voted him ‘person most likely to succeed’.
      • For example in the North Texas Tongan Catholic Community, one out of five students graduated from high school.

    • 1.2US (from high school)

      terminar el bachillerato
      recibirse de bachiller Latin America

  • 2

    (progress)
    to graduate (from sth) to sth pasar (de algo) a algo
    • they often graduate from marijuana to heroin a menudo pasan de la marihuana a la heroína
    • Before graduating to the national side, they have worked hard to improve their sporting skills in streets, schools and subsequently at district, and state level, and later as members of junior national teams.
    • Students will start with the basic moves before graduating to more difficult stamina-building sequences.
    • For the first few years new recruits work under a senior analyst, mastering the fundamentals before graduating to handling fund management issues.
    • Ross, 25, worked as a courier, driving a van around Scotland, before graduating to heavy vehicles this summer.
    • Initially working in cartoons, he graduated to sitcoms, before moving into drama.
    • Since his debut in '99, Joe's career has yet to match all the early hype that surrounded him, seeming to remain in the land of promise, rather than graduating to domination and superstar status.
    • Loughman trained for three years before graduating to the dance company.
    • They can also claim credit for the country graduating to more mature view of the relations between church and state and a clean up of the ‘minority’ of crooked judges and priests.
    • Then, if a team was fortunate enough to graduate to the next level, the crew moved up as well.
    • Miss Park began her study of the piano at the age of four and gave her first full recital when she was seven, graduating to play the Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra at the tender age of nine.
    • Except for this signing, the coaching staff have relied on players graduating to the first team from the club's training academy.
    • After four to six weeks, retake the step test to see if you've improved enough to justify graduating to the advanced workout.
    • Later, he worked as a Parliamentary researcher before entering radio journalism in the late 1980s and graduating to television.
    • Encouraged by her parents to follow her passions, Julie took dance classes from the age of two, moving on to a drama group and graduating to Scottish Youth Theatre.
    • Use 10% of the adult dose for one - to two-year-olds, graduating to 40% at age seven to eight and reaching full adult dose at 15 years.
    • Now there's growing talk of Dixon graduating to Formula One, the Holy Grail of motor racing.
    • Jo started on percussion and moved on to flute when a place became available and Matthew started on violin, graduating to the viola.
    • The big bucks come into play when you graduate to more advanced levels.
    • Now that I've given you tips on going faster with more control, you're probably graduating to the steeper stuff.

transitive verb

  • 1US

    School University
    conferirle el título a
  • 2

    • 2.1formal

      graduar
      • Most of those jobs have gone to India and China, whose universities graduate hundreds of thousands of engineers each year.
      • Murgel attended Louisiana State University and was graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
      • Flies were dropped into a 500-ml graduated cylinder whose inside wall was covered with paraffin oil.
      • To assess flight ability, a tube containing a fly was placed above a small hole in a plastic top covering a 1-liter graduated cylinder.
      • The vertical arm is usually graduated with a scale for height adjustment.
      • Without this additional dimension in the analysis of students it is difficult to explain efforts by universities to graduate students faster.
      • The University of Bahrain graduated its first class in 1989.
      • The squadron graduated its first six fully qualified F - 16 pilots June 7, 2002.
      • Insert the bottom of the pouch into a graduated biohazard container and open the drainage port.
      • The standing ladder is graduated with eight horizontal lines marked from I to 8.
      • And the water remaining in the container was carefully measured to the nearest milliliter in a graduated cylinder.

    • 2.2

      (contributions/payments) escalonar
      • That alternative could be a series of cards, graduated in height.
      • The inheritance tax is graduated into three classes according to the ‘nearness’ of family connection.
      • Competition classes are graduated according to the length of the fish.
      • It also alters the penalty system, in line with industry concerns, to graduate penalties according to the seriousness of the offence.
      • Unlike the income tax, which is graduated, the payroll tax is calculated as a flat percentage of income.
      • A radical ministry which gained office with socialist support in 1895 and tried to introduce graduated income and inheritance taxes was brought down by the Senate.
      • Any tax paid on inheritances above the exemption level is graduated, only rising to 55 percent for the largest estates.


noun

  • 1

    (from higher education)
    persona con título universitario
    (with a bachelor's degree) licenciado masculine
    (with a bachelor's degree) licenciada feminine
    (student/course) (before noun) de posgrado
    (course/student) (before noun) de postgrado
    a Harvard graduate un licenciado de Harvard
    • he was at graduate school estaba haciendo un curso de posgrado
    • In reference to employment rates, the study finds that two years after graduation 95.8 per cent of graduates from undergraduate programs are employed.
    • Palmer is a 1997 graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in nursing.
    • And of the nine with a law degree, four were graduates of Harvard Law School.
    • And both successful graduates strongly recommended the courses to anyone who is unable to attend a full-time university programme.
    • The guests and public took tours of the place where currently over 500 undergraduate and graduate students are pursuing degrees in information technology and interactive arts.
    • When the school term ended in May 1914, Hubble decided to pursue his first passion and so returned to university as a graduate student to study more astronomy.
    • The prize is given to the graduate or undergraduate student who submitted the best paper on an intelligence-related subject during the preceding year.
    • The participating graduates undergo intensive training and are presented with a unique opportunity to gain valuable commercial experience within an ambitious company.
    • Some simply wanted to practice their English, while others hoped to obtain vocational training in law enforcement or pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees.
    • Nine out of 10 professional archaeologists are graduates, but university training is not always suited to field archaeology.
    • She has donated an annual €10,000 prize to encourage entrepreneurship in undergraduates, graduates and alumni.
    • There is sufficient scope and depth here to support an independent course in a law school or in other undergraduate or graduate study.
    • Everyone else in the race was either an Oxbridge graduate or undergraduate.
    • Reflective journals have prompted self-regulated or metacognitive ways of thinking in students in graduate and undergraduate education courses.
    • The downtown campus offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses.
    • Training courses usually take graduates or school leavers any time after they've got their qualification.
    • Many graduate and undergraduate students have worked with us on our radar work and we appreciate their valuable contributions.
    • He has also won the three major teaching awards in his college and both the graduate and undergraduate teaching awards in his department.
    • To land a job with a national governing body or team today, graduates need to study for a taught Masters degree first.
    • He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Child Development, Test and Measurements, and Educational Psychology.
  • 2US

    (from high school)
    bachiller feminine
    • All high school graduates can enter a community college, and if they make the grade.
    • Half of high school graduates receive an advanced education.
    • To receive a HOPE scholarship, Georgia high school graduates must have at least a B average in core curriculum courses.
    • Large numbers of high school graduates are going on to college, and more adults are pursuing a college education.
    • Employers and college professors who work with recent high school graduates are much more critical of public education than parents or the general public.
    • Now graduates of my old high school receive their diplomas at the combination track/football stadium adjacent to the campus.
    • Today, some two-thirds of high school graduates go directly on to higher education.
    • It seems that high school graduates are enrolling in college without having learned prerequisite knowledge in reading, writing, and arithmetic.
    • More than two-thirds of our high school graduates are going to college.
    • Female high school graduates are 16% more likely to go to college than their male counterparts.
    • Parents and employers still have no guarantees that high school graduates are able to even read their diplomas - in any known language.
    • She turns 18 on December 10 and graduates from high school - as an honor roll student - this year.
    • He was a graduate of Hebron High School and Hastings College.
    • According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 70 percent of high school graduates go on to some kind of college.
    • In our surveys, employers often express frustration with both college and high school graduates who, while well prepared, have absolutely no idea how to apply what they know.
    • How many high school graduates know how to write a business plan?
    • Many high school graduates want to receive a university education abroad, but few people can afford this.
    • He also challenged them to become more involved with urban school districts to help improve the quality of graduates from those high schools.
    • The fact that 47 percent of low-income high school graduates went immediately to college was good news.
    • In many cases, elementary-school teachers were simply graduates of the local high school.