Translation of elaborate in Spanish:

elaborate

adjective/adjetivo

/ɪˈlæbərət/
  • 1.1 [decoration/design/hairstyle] complicado, intrincado, muy elaborado
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    • She looked as imperious and haughty as ever; her graying blue-silver hair swept up into an intricate coif, the elaborate detail of its design matching even her extravagant evening gown.
    • There were some matters the tribunal did not refer to although they could have, and some minor errors in relation to the details of this elaborate and complicated scheme.
    • The buildings were all made of white stone, built carefully with elaborate details, as if every family lived in a miniature castle.
    1.2 [plan/arrangements] minucioso, detallado in elaborate detail con todo detalle, muy minuciosamente
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    • Faking an elaborate yawn, I sneak a glance over my shoulder just in time to see her naked back as she leaves.
    • It is an elaborate, extravagant and bloated undertaking that not only throws in the kitchen sink but the fire extinguisher, too.
    • ‘That sounds good,’ Cici said with an elaborate yawn, and laid her head on the side of the car.
    1.3 [meal] de mucho trabajo 1.4 [joke/excuse] rebuscado

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ɪˈlæbəreɪt/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ɪˈlæbəreɪt/
  • dar* (más) detalles, entrar en detalles or explicaciones to elaborate on o upon sth ampliar* algo, explicar* algo en mayor detalle

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