Translation of crude in Spanish:

crude

Pronunciation: /kruːd/

adjective/adjetivo (-der, -dest)

  • 1.1 (vulgar) [joke/word/gesture] ordinario, grosero
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    • 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
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    • But I'm willing to consider crude estimates, if no more precise ones are conveniently available.
    • That must be, at best, a very crude estimate that could be wildly off in either direction.
    • It is probably time to accept that raw taxonomic counts provide only a first, crude estimate of biodiversity dynamics and occasionally may be downright misleading.
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    • 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?
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    • 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/delante del nombre) [oil] crudo
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    • 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.

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