carrera

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin (via) carrāria, from Latin carrus.

Noun[edit]

carrera f (plural carreres)

  1. run
  2. race (contest)
  3. career
  4. alley
  5. degree (in higher education)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin (via) carrāria, from Latin carrus. Compare Occitan carrièra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

carrera f (plural carreres)

  1. race
  2. run (US), ladder (UK)
    Synonym: rega
  3. career

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References[edit]

  • “carrera” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

carrera

  1. third-person singular simple future of carrer

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

carrera f (plural carreras)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of carreira, representing Brazil Portuguese.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin (via) carrāria, from Latin carrus. Cognate with English career.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈreɾa/, [kaˈre.ɾa]

Noun[edit]

carrera f (plural carreras)

  1. race
    Es una carrera contra el tiempo.It's a race against time.
  2. run (act of running)
  3. (baseball) run
  4. (academics) course of study
    Es una carrera de cuatro años.The degree takes four years to complete.
    Estoy haciendo la carrera de sociología.I'm majoring in sociology.
  5. career
    El escándalo arruinó su carrera.The scandal ruined his career.
  6. run (line of knit stitches which have unravelled)
    Tienes una carrera en las medias.Your pantyhose has a run in it.
  7. journey, fare (of a taxi)
    • 2020 October 26, “España se vacía la primera noche del toque de queda”, in El País[1]:
      Siempre trabaja de noche y no cambió su rutina pese a las circunstancias. Llevaba tres horas dando vueltas por la ciudad sin recoger a ningún cliente. “Llevo cero carreras”, dijo. “Estoy por volverme a casa”.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  8. path (of a moving object), trajectory
  9. (Colombia) avenue generally in a northsouth direction and vice versa, as opposed to a calle (eastwest or vice versa)

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Noun[edit]

carrera f (plural carreras)

  1. female equivalent of carrero

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