Translation of "study" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈstʌd·i/ us /ˈstʌd·i/ present participle studying, past tense and past participle studied

A1 to learn about a subject, usually at school or university

I studied biology before going into medicine.

to look at something very carefully

He studied his face in the mirror.

to examine a subject in detail in order to discover new information

Researchers have been studying how babies learn to speak.
noun uk /ˈstʌdi/ us / ˈstʌd·i/
studies [ plural ]

A2 the work that you do while you are at a college or university

I’m enjoying my studies a lot more this year.

[ no plural ] the activity of learning about a subject, usually in school or at a college or university

the study of English literature

B1 plural studies a room in a house where you can read, write, etc.

despacho, estudio

plural studies a piece of work that examines a subject in detail in order to find new information

For years, studies have shown the link between smoking and cancer.

(Translation of “study” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈstadi/ (past tense, past participle studied)

to give time and attention to gaining knowledge of a subject

What subject is he studying?
He is studying French
He is studying for a degree in mathematics
She’s studying to be a teacher.

to look at or examine carefully

estudiar, examinar, mirar detenidamente
He studied the railway timetable
Give yourself time to study the problem in detail.

(Translation of “study” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)