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Pronunciation: /ˈpætʃi/

Translation of patchy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-chier, -chiest)

  • 1.1 (in appearance) [paintwork/color] disparejo, poco uniforme
    Example sentences
    • Mozambique's drought is patchy, with some areas enjoying good rainfall or able to use old Portuguese colonial-era irrigation schemes to boost production.
    • Graziers tell stories of good years when the grass is up to their waists, but at the moment, only patchy areas have enough rain to put a nice bit of grass on the ground.
    • The over sowing of old patchy lawn areas can also be tackled at this time.
    1.2 (not complete) [coverage] incompleto; [attendance/response] irregular; [recollection/description] fragmentario 1.3 (mixed) [results] irregular; [performance] irregular, con altibajos the weather has been rather patchy el tiempo ha estado bastante variable
    Example sentences
    • Evidence based on research within Ukraine is patchy and its quality varies between regions (oblasts).
    • The authors are the first to admit that much of the information is patchy and of variable quality, reflecting the often parlous state of official data.
    • However, the illustrations are a bit patchy, varying in quality and style.

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