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concrete

Translation of concrete in Spanish:

adjective

American English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/
, /ˌkɑnˈkrit/
British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/
  • 1.1 (specific)
    (evidence/example)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (not abstract)
    (object/reality)
    concrete noun/number
    nombre (masculine) /número (masculine) concreto
    Example 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.

noun

uncountableAmerican English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/
, /ˌkɑnˈkrit/
British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/

transitive verb

American English: /ˈkɑnˌkrit/
, /ˌkɑnˈkrit/
British English: /ˈkɒŋkriːt/
  • (path)
    pavimentar con hormigón or (in Latin America also) con concreto
    Example 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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