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figurative

Saltos de línea: fig¦ura|tive
Pronunciación: /ˈfɪɡ(ə)rətɪv
 
, -ɡjʊ-/

Definición de figurative en inglés:

adjetivo

1Departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical: a figurative expression
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For example, is the term metaphor itself literal or figurative?
  • Teens comprehend abstract language, such as idioms, figurative language, and metaphors.
  • A figurative remark takes on literal construction, a metaphor is concretized in fact.
Sinónimos
imaginative, fanciful, poetic, ornate, literary, flowery, florid
rare tropical, parabolic
2(Of an artist or work of art) representing forms that are recognizably derived from life.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The standard was derived from the smaller figurative works on some of the larger paintings and then we kept to that.
  • On the contrary at any given point of time an abstract artist could do figurative work.
  • Duncan creates elegant female forms and her work is figurative, though not representational.

Origen

Middle English: from late Latin figurativus, from figurare 'to form or fashion', from figura (see figure).

Derivados

figurativeness

1
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Förster's figurativeness never corresponded to the dogmas of socialist realism, and was misunderstood and massively criticised in the early years of the GDR.
  • The works are unified - surprisingly, given the figurativeness of the show - by abstract elements used by all of the artists.
  • That figurativeness was really funny.

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