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HEW

Silabificación: HEW

abreviatura

historical
  • (Department of) Health, Education, and Welfare.

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

Hay 2 definiciones de HEW en inglés:

hew

Silabificación: hew
Pronunciación: /hyo͞o
 
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verbo (past participle hewn /hyo͞on/ or hewed)

  • 1 [with object] Chop or cut (something, especially wood) with an ax, pick, or other tool: we have finished hauling and hewing timber
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    • The girls are expected to help their mothers in drawing water, hewing wood, and plastering houses.
    • A girl is regarded as grown up when she can cultivate food gardens, hew wood, carry water, and look after her family and family members even when her mother is absent.
    • It's hard work climbing mountains and hewing wood.
    Sinónimos
    chop, hack, cut, lop, ax, cleave, split; fell
  • 1.1 (usually be hewn) Make or shape (something) by cutting or chopping a material such as wood or stone: a seat hewn out of a fallen tree trunk
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    • Each statue was hewn out of hard volcanic material from quarries near the Rano Raraku volcano.
    • Rising vertically from the plains, some of these huge monoliths soar to a height of 400 metres, and the squat buildings on top of each appear to be hewn out of living rock.
    • The road was now a stony, unsurfaced single track that had been hewn out of the sheer mountainside, hundreds of metres above the valley floor.
    Sinónimos
    cut, carve, chisel, shape, fashion, sculpt
  • 2 [no object] (hew to) North American Conform or adhere to: some artists took photographs that hewed to more traditional ideas of art
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    • Commissioner Smith hews to the traditional American view that political speech should be unregulated.
    • The director hews to tradition by having his lead singers on stage only two or three times a week.
    • A movie based on or inspired by historical events is always judged on two levels - the extent to which the film hews to historical accuracy, and the larger meaning that is derived from the current context through which the film is viewed.

Origen

Old English hēawan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch houwen and German hauen.

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