Translation of plastic in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈplæstɪk/


  • 1.1 u and c (substance) plástico (masculine) it is made of plastic es de plástico (before noun/delante del nombre) [chair/cup/bag] de plástico plastic card tarjeta (feminine) de plástico plastic mac (British English/inglés británico) impermeable (masculine), chubasquero (masculine) plastic money [Finance] [colloquial/familiar] dinero (masculine) de plástico [colloquial/familiar]
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    • It can act as a feedstock for a number of organic compounds, and is already used to produce low phosphate detergents and plastics.
    • The group also makes synthetic fibres, resins and plastics and petroleum products.
    • Oil is used as a raw material in products ranging from plastics to paints.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (credit cards) [colloquial/familiar] plástico (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], tarjetas (feminine plural) de crédito let's pay by plastic paguemos con tarjeta
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    • Swapping your expensive plastic for a credit card that charges no interest on balance transfers and purchases for up to nine months.
    • Check out the fantastic plastic in our Credit Card centre.
    • The number of credit and store cards has doubled to 74 million, which means that every adult holds two pieces of credit plastic in his or her wallet.


  • 1 (bland, artificial) [pejorative/peyorativo] [smile/people] de plástico [pejorative/peyorativo]

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