junior college

Spanish translation: Centro Universitario de primer ciclo

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English term or phrase:junior college
Spanish translation:Centro Universitario de primer ciclo
Entered by: Manuel Plaza

14:19 Dec 9, 2003
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Education / Pedagogy / education
English term or phrase: junior college
The nation’s first public junior college opened in Joliet, Ill., in 1901 and was dubbed an “experimental postgraduate high school program.”
Andres Galliano
Local time: 00:37
Centro Universitario de primer ciclo
Explanation:
Así lo denominaría yo.
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Manuel Plaza
Spain
Local time: 04:37
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2Centro Universitario de primer ciclo
Manuel Plaza
4 +1colegio que comprende los dos primeros años universitarios
Сергей Лузан
3Escuela Universitaria
Maria Belarra


  

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colegio que comprende los dos primeros años universitarios


Explanation:
(US) según Collins Spanish Dictionary, ISBN 0-00-470295-6
¡Buena suerte, Andres Galliano!

Сергей Лузан
Russian Federation
Local time: 06:37
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Earl Rogers: Tal vez diria "colegio de dos años" - es mas corto
3 hrs
  -> Gracias y thanks, earlrog. Muy posible por razón de brevidad.

neutral  lincasanova: would stay away from the word "colegio". this is university level
5 hrs
  -> Why, lincasanova? There is (b) in Collins with (Univ) abbreviation. Thanks for the opinion anyway.
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Centro Universitario de primer ciclo


Explanation:
Así lo denominaría yo.

Manuel Plaza
Spain
Local time: 04:37
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  lincasanova: this best describes it so far IMO
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agree  Albi76
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Escuela Universitaria


Explanation:
Es un centro dependiente de la Universidad en el que se imparten carreras medias o diplomaturas (de 3 años), frente a las facultades, donde se cursan las licenciaturas (4 o 5 años). Todo esto en España.

Maria Belarra
Spain
Local time: 04:37
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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