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crude
American English: /krud/
British English: /kruːd/

Translation of crude in Spanish:

adjective -der, -dest

  • 1.1 (vulgar)
    (joke/word/gesture)
    ordinario
    grosero
    Example sentences
    • Broad, rude, crude and offensive were just a few of the criticisms levelled at this scatological sitcom, but the show had the perfect response to such highbrow jibes: ratings.
    • They're entertaining for the most part, with plenty of tales of real-life adventure, foul language, crude jokes, technical detail and daring.
    • It was tasteless, crude, rude and very, very popular.
    1.2 (unsophisticated)
    (device/method)
    rudimentario
    burdo
    Example sentences
    • They probably can put a crude nuclear weapon on one of their shorter - range missiles.
    • It's also possible that you could - that you could structure radioactive material around a crude explosive device, have a crude dirty nuclear weapon.
    • Did you find that the crude devices you cobbled together worked better than the machines later designed to make those sounds?
    Example sentences
    • Our method of recording votes and presenting the results may be crude, but it works, and it's accurate.
    • He argues that these surprises often result from our rather crude understanding of the nature and function of genes.
    • I know no case where this kind of crude forgery has succeeded.
    1.3 (containing impurities) (before noun)
    (oil)
    crudo
    Example sentences
    • For example, a petroleum firm explores for oil in many parts of the world, transports it to its refineries where crude oil is processed, and supplies various petroleum outputs to retail outlets.
    • Oil refining refers to the processes involved in converting crude oil into useful petroleum products.
    • The refinery, which processes crude oil, has an annual capacity of around 10 million tonnes.

noun

uncountable and countable

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