Definición de brave en inglés:


Saltos de línea: brave
Pronunciación: /breɪv



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  • 1An American Indian warrior.
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    • Thwarting a U.S. raid at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, Sioux and Cheyenne braves took no prisoners, killing Custer and 265 of his men.
    • When the Cavalry invested Indian encampments, they periodically encountered warrior braves beside women and children.
    • The two brave warriors are about to be absorbed.
  • 1.1A young man who shows courage or fighting spirit.


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brave new world

Used to refer, often ironically, to a new and hopeful period in history resulting from major changes in society: the brave new world of the health care market
[title of a satirical novel by Aldous Huxley (1932), after Shakespeare's The Tempest ( v. i. 183)]
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  • But before we as a society plunge headlong into a brave new world of hi-tech crime detection there are some real concerns to be addressed.
  • We are entering this brave new world with our eyes closed to the impact on individuals, on communities and on our social institutions.
  • He gives no examples of course, so we don't get to see this brave new world of Teddy Bear Fiscal Policy and Warm Cuddles Economics.

put a brave face on something

see face.



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  • I took a deep breath, plucked up my courage and bravely ran in the other direction.
  • After months of being cautious and playing hard to get, I'm going to bravely risk rejection this time.
  • We bravely offer to walk with her, but our courage crumbles and we give her a stash of cab money instead.


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  • For them, it symbolizes machismo - braveness, courage and the feel of ‘being a man'.
  • A richly layered anti-realist film, it showed a real courage and braveness to explore and experiment formally.
  • I told him he was the bravest man I'd ever known, leaving out how his braveness usually crossed the line into pigheaded stupidity (one should cut someone a little slack when he's on his deathbed).


late 15th century: from French, from Italian bravo 'bold' or Spanish bravo 'courageous, untamed, savage', based on Latin barbarus (see barbarous).

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