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all-around

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːləˈraʊnd/

Translation of all-around in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(American English/inglés norteamericano) (before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (versatile) [athlete/scholar] completo
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (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

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