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course

noun /koːs/
a series (of lectures, medicines etc)
curso
I’m taking a course (of lectures) in sociology He’s having a course of treatment for his leg.
a division or part of a meal
plato
Now we’ve had the soup, what’s (for) the next course?
the ground over which a race is run or a game (especially golf) is played
campo, pista
a racecourse a golf course.
the path or direction in which something moves
curso
the course of the Nile.
the progress or development of events
curso
Things will run their normal course despite the strike.
a way (of action)
camino, modo de proceder
What’s the best course of action in the circumstances?
coursebook noun a book about a particular subject which students use regularly in class
Libro de Texto
All students are required to purchase the coursebook.
coursework noun work which students do as part of their course of study, and which counts towards their final mark/grade
Trabajo de Curso
I’ve got some geography coursework to finish.
in the course of during
durante, en el curso de
In the course of our talk, he told me about the accident.
in due course at the appropriate or normal time
a su debido tiempo
In due course, this seed will grow into a tree.
of course naturally or obviously
por supuesto, claro, naturalmente
Of course, he didn’t tell me any secrets Of course I can swim.
off/on course (not) heading in the right direction
por el buen camino; por el mal camino
The yacht began to drift off course We’re back on course.
(Definition of course from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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