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colored

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌlərd; ˈkʌləd/
, (British English/inglés británico) coloured

Translation of colored in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [walls/blouse] de color
    Example sentences
    • He had blond hair and was wearing a light-coloured jacket, white trousers and black shoes.
    • The answer is that it is a light-coloured animal with black stripes.
    • It is preferable to have a white or light-coloured background.
  • 2 (non-white) [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] de color [often offensive/puede resultar ofensivo]; (in S Africa) mulato, mestizo
    Example sentences
    • Never again may white South Africans forget their coloured brothers and sisters, leaving them behind.
    • The only time I ever saw him lose his temper was when a white beach official at St James yanked a small coloured boy out of the tidal pool and told him to get lost as the pool was for whites only.
  • 3 (biased) parcial
    Example sentences
    • His stories are highly coloured and immoderate, both sweet and sour.
    • His generally lush and highly coloured realisations of the instrumental continuo adds further dramatic weight.
    • Another highly colored phrase worked its way from my depths as I realized that such a mistake would not be easily repaired.

noun/nombre

  • 1
    ( also Colored)
    (non-white) [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] persona (feminine) de color [often offensive/puede resultar ofensivo]
    (Cape Colored)
    (in S Africa) mulato, (masculine, feminine), mestizo, (masculine, feminine)
  • 2
    (coloreds plural)
    ropa (feminine) de color

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