Translation of concrete in Spanish:
adjectiveAmerican English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/ , /ˌkɑnˈkrit/ British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/
- 1.1 (specific)(evidence/example)
concretoExample sentences1.2 (not abstract)
- The silence of a king can be charming, but the silence of a prime minister on a definite problem means a concrete position.
- I wish I had a more concrete, definite, positive, upbeat answer to give.
- The Democrat needs to be concrete and specific.
concretonombre (masculine) /número (masculine) concretoExample sentences
- He argues that space-time points and regions are concrete, physical objects, and so they are not mathematical.
- A rock is just as physical and more concrete than a human body, but I would not therefore let my body die for the sake of the rock.
- So the novel does not rest with the mere depiction of the locations of violence but meticulously examines its concrete, physical ramifications.
noununcountableAmerican English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/ , /ˌkɑnˈkrit/ British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/
- (in loose usage)
cemento (masculine)(before noun) (post/building)
de hormigón or (in Latin America also) concretoExample sentences
- The structure was completed in 1937, using steel and mass concrete with sand quarried in Joe Mangan's field.
- Six months on, much of the town is still submerged in broken masonry and fallen concrete.
- The paving - chunks of broken concrete with bands of black river rock set in the mortar between them - feels Spanish.
transitive verbAmerican English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/ , /ˌkɑnˈkrit/ British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/
pavimentar con hormigón or (in Latin America also) con concretoExample sentences
- Both banks of the river have been concreted over and are covered with houses.
- People living close to the site packed a public meeting last year about the plans, fearing the only remaining green space in the area would end up concreted over.
- Guangdong is the heartland of China's manufacturing boom, a commercial gold-rush region whose paddy fields have been concreted over with industrial parks over the past 20 years.
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