Translation of perfect in Spanish:



/ˈpɜːrfɪkt; ˈpɜːfɪkt/
  • 1 1.1 (precise, exact) [circle/copy] perfecto the dress was a perfect fit el vestido le ( or me etc) quedaba perfecto
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    • I spun in a complete circle, delivering mortal wounds to all of them with perfect precision.
    • These deposit themselves with perfect precision on a gold-coated silicon substrate.
    • With perfect precision he swerved in between cars and into the other lane.
    1.2 (faultless) [performance/accent] perfecto, impecable; [eyesight/teeth/complexion] perfecto; [gentleman/host/husband] perfecto this watch keeps perfect time este reloj funciona perfectamente he speaks perfect French habla francés perfectamente or a la perfección I'm in perfect health estoy perfectamente bien de salud in perfect condition en perfectas condiciones I'm not/the world isn't perfect no soy/el mundo no es perfecto
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    • Four hundred years later the kayak is still unchanged in its basic design, because for its size it is as near as possible to being a perfect boat.
    • For me to achieve a perfect throw requires concentration and luck.
    • What I love about your characters is the perfect balance of cute and sinister, attraction and repulsion.
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    • As I landed it I was amazed at its excellent condition and perfect fins.
    • It is very important to note that she was wearing a white frilly dress that was still in perfect condition.
    • Very few goods - especially those on display - are in perfect, pristine condition.
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    • The location is perfect and is the ideal last bar to visit.
    • She's got real skill as a comedienne and the super-perkiness of the character is a perfect fit for her talents.
    • In short he's got the perfect character profile to be a really accomplished singer-songwriter.
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    • Like all parental guilt trips, the reasoning behind it made absolute and perfect sense.
    • A thought's breadth away, a woman of perfect absolutes stood in a field of death.
    • Structurally this makes perfect sense, as life gets denser and more morally complex as you go through your teenage years.
    1.3 (ideal) [weather/day] ideal, perfecto; [example/crime/excuse] perfecto; [opportunity] ideal this is the perfect tool for the job esta es la herramienta ideal para el trabajo one thirty would be perfect for me la una y media me vendría perfecto or estupendamente
  • 2 (complete) (before noun/delante del nombre) a perfect idiot un perfecto idiota, un idiota redomado she has a perfect right to be here tiene todo el derecho del mundo a estar aquí he's a perfect stranger to me me es totalmente desconocido he's been a perfect darling se ha portado divinamente
  • 3 3.1 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [tense] perfecto 3.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [number] perfecto
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    • Prior to publishing, he also found an upper bound on the least prime divisor of an odd perfect number.
    • Many mathematicians were interested in perfect numbers and tried to contribute to the theory.
    • He who affirms that all perfect numbers end with the figure 6 or 8 are right.
    3.3 [Music/Música] [cadence/interval/pitch] perfecto
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    • It has seven vowels, it has no perfect tenses, it is chock-a-block with suffixes and its syntax is baroque.
    • First, it is relevant to the formation of the perfect tense in many European languages.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/pərˈfekt; pəˈfekt/


/ˈpɜːrfɪkt; ˈpɜːfɪkt/
  • the future/present perfect el futuro/pretérito perfecto the past perfect el pluscuamperfecto

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