Translation of descriptive in Spanish:

descriptive

Pronunciation: /dɪˈskrɪptɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [passage/writing/powers] descriptivo; [adjective] calificativo we need a descriptive name for the product necesitamos un nombre que sugiera las características del producto
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    • This book is primarily a descriptive work, seeking to provide detail about a specific historical missionary activity.
    • I didn't find the plot particularly gripping, but the level of period detail in the book's descriptive passages was excellent.
    • The descriptive passages when she has tea with friends, or tends her garden, or shops for blouses to fit her ample bosom are a pleasure and add a completeness to the character.
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    • Freud recognized that the term ‘unconscious’ was better used as a descriptive adjective rather than as a topographical noun.
    • Sometimes the descriptive noun phrase has already been used in a previous clause, and to avoid repetition, the anaphor such is substituted.
    • ‘Vibrant’ is actually one of the rare descriptive adjectives which I have never turned into an adverb.

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