adj(American English/inglés norteamericano) (before noun/delante del nombre)
- 1.1 (versatile) [athlete/scholar] completoMore example sentences1.2 (comprehensive) [experience] amplio the car offers all-around value for money el coche es, en todo sentido or desde todo punto de vista, una buena adquisición 1.3 (in all directions) [visibility] amplio
- I am jealous of all the talent I see around me, and bitter that the world is not giving me the fame, money and all-around kudos I feel I deserve.
- And finally (as they say on the news) English explorer and all-around legend Sir Ranulph Fiennes runs his seventh marathon in seven days.
- Christian Vieri is, arguably, the best all-around centre forward in the world at the moment, combining finishing, strength and pace.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.