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full-length

Pronunciation: /ˈfʊlˈleŋθ/

Translation of full-length in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [portrait/photograph/mirror] de cuerpo entero; [dress/skirt] largo a full-length feature film un largometraje
    Example sentences
    • Woollen kilts, Hessian full-length skirts, single shoulder organza tops and transparent trousers appear in earthy tones of brown and green.
    • Despite the sweltering heat, he was wearing trousers and a full-length shirt.
    • Berber men in Kabylia wore a burnous, a full-length cloak worn with a hood, woven out of very fine white or brown wool.
    Example sentences
    • In a showroom dominated by a full-length mirror and vast photos of his clothes from the pages of Vogue, we drank endless cups of herbal tea, while Gibb and Bates smoked a chain of cigarettes.
    • She was standing looking at her body in the full-length mirror through the steam of the filling bath when she heard the steady snipping of garden shears.
    • I don't seem to have any kind of realistic body image and almost never enjoy what I see in a full-length mirror.

adverb/adverbio

  • he lay full-length on the floor estaba tendido en el piso cuan largo era

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