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Licenciado

English translation: Graduate

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Spanish term or phrase:Licenciado
English translation:Graduate
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09:42 Aug 18, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: Licenciado
Diploma universitario
Silvia Katz
University Graduate [in........Political Sciences...for example]
Explanation:
Hi Silvia!

These are the Oxford definitions of "licenciado":

"licenciado -da m, f
a (Educ) graduate; licenciado en Filosofía y Letras arts graduate
b (Mil) soldier who has been discharged from military service
c (AmC, Méx) (abogado) lawyer; nos representa el licenciado Argüello Mr Argüello is
representing us".

In Mexico, it is also used as a title and usually means a lawyer.

Hope this helps:-)
terry
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Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 13:58
Grading comment
Many thanks for your prompt reply.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Bachelor's Degree
Parrot
na +1University Graduate
Francesco D'Alessandro
naUniversity Graduate [in........Political Sciences...for example]
Terry Burgess
naATTY. OR USE A NOTE
Henry Hinds


  

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University Graduate [in........Political Sciences...for example]


Explanation:
Hi Silvia!

These are the Oxford definitions of "licenciado":

"licenciado -da m, f
a (Educ) graduate; licenciado en Filosofía y Letras arts graduate
b (Mil) soldier who has been discharged from military service
c (AmC, Méx) (abogado) lawyer; nos representa el licenciado Argüello Mr Argüello is
representing us".

In Mexico, it is also used as a title and usually means a lawyer.

Hope this helps:-)
terry


    Above
Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 13:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2372
Grading comment
Many thanks for your prompt reply.
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
University Graduate


Explanation:
or just

Graduate

in fact, we say:

He graduated from the University

Francesco D'Alessandro
Spain
Local time: 19:58
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 81

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  flaviofbg: Exacto
3 hrs
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16 mins
ATTY. OR USE A NOTE


Explanation:
If it is apparent by context that the person is a lawyer, use the title "Atty.". If not, the only way to handle "Licenciado" is by leaving it as is, then inserting a note: "Academic title used by lawyers and persons with bachelor level college degrees in many fields." (From experience w/ Mexican documents)


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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 12:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 26512
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29 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Bachelor's Degree


Explanation:
There are many kinds of university graduates and degrees/diplomas, but this corresponds to the Barchelor of Arts (and/or Letters) or Bachelor of Science (5 years), being a 5-year undergraduate course. In many Spanish-speaking countries, there is either no Master's degree or only a token Master's, such that the prerequisite for the next "ciclo" is the AB + 1 year, the BS, or the AB + equivalent Masteral credits.


    Convalidation problems myself.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Lutteral: Very difficult to translate. I have a 5-year degree, and there´s a post-grad "Licenciatura", two more years. :-))
30 mins
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