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Inglés americano: /ˈdaɪ(ə)r/
Inglés británico: /ˈdʌɪə/

Traducción de dire en español:

adjective direrPronunciación: /ˈdaɪrər/, /ˈdaɪərə(r)/, direstPronunciación: /ˈdaɪrəst/, /ˈdaɪərɪst/

  • 1 1.1
    to be in dire straits
    estar en una situación desesperada
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He also warned the government of dire consequences if the administration tried to stop either of the batches.
    • People are very reluctant to accept pay cuts, even when the company is in pretty dire straits.
    • But Wisconsin is arguably in the most dire straits.
    1.2 (very bad) (British English) [colloquial]
    espantoso [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • This coincided with his appearance in the movie, a fact that overrode the track's dire, insipid quality.
    • Unfortunately, the look is garish and the build quality dire.
    • The second period wasn't dire in comparison to the first, but the game was in danger of dying a death after the interval.
  • 2 (ominous)
    he made dire predictions about the economy
    hizo pronósticos más que alarmantes sobre la economía
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Here's to dire warnings, unsubstantiated threats and looking over our shoulders.
    • The State Department has issued dire warnings with threats of tens of thousands of dollars in fines.
    • There were dire warnings of an ecological disaster and world oil prices through the roof as the Iraqis set fire to the oil fields.
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