Translation of artificial in Spanish:

artificial

Pronunciation: /ˌɑːrtəˈfɪʃəl; ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [cream/flowers/silk] artificial; [leather] sintético artificial leg pierna (feminine) ortopédica
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    • This system uses ambient light rather than an artificial light source.
    • He also makes a point of using liqueur ingredients with natural rather than artificial flavorings.
    • Natural and artificial light is reflected from the polished and honed surfaces of the stone clad interior.
    1.2 (contrived) [situation] artificial; [distinction/objection] rebuscado
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    • He went on to call the situation ‘an artificial crisis,’ caused by an increased demand resulting from all the publicity.
    • Admittedly, it was an artificial situation because the operator knew what the problem was and what sequence of keys was needed to cause the fault.
    • That would be to limit the operation of the provision to artificial situations, for which there is no justification either in principle or in the language used.
    1.3 (insincere, unnatural) [smile] afectado, forzado; [person] falso, afectado; [manner] afectado, poco natural
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    • Straight through her flawless appearance and extraordinary manners I saw an artificial person.
    • It's filled with artificial people, with solemn, fake smiles, empty eyes, and briefcases.
    • Their smiles aren't real, they are artificial, paid for by him.

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