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polish

American English: /ˈpɑlɪʃ/
British English: /ˈpɒlɪʃ/

noun

  • 2 uncountable (refinement) See examples: his style lacks polish
    tiene que pulir su estilo
    this upbringing gave her a certain polish
    haber sido criada así le dio un cierto barniz (de refinamiento)
    Example sentences
    • We are so covered with layers and layers of refinement, of social polish, of airs and graces and civilization and pretensions that the human in us almost ceases to exist.
    • He soon made a strong impression in Germany as a brilliant and original conductor, who achieved great polish and refinement in his performances.
    • That sign is to remind them that if they don't behave with polish and refinement at all times, they'll be punished.

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

polish off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
[colloquial]
(food)
liquidarse [colloquial]
despacharse [colloquial]

polish up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(skill/style)
he's gone to France to polish up his French
se ha ido a Francia a perfeccionar or a mejorar el francés

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Polish
American English: /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/
British English: /ˈpəʊlɪʃ/

adjective

  • the Polish Corridor
    el Pasillo de Dánzig

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (language)
    Example sentences
    • Cornell brought in a Polish women who said that the medium did in fact speak Polish.
    • He escaped only because he was allowed to make a phone call and was able to alert his wife by speaking in his native Polish.
    • If you don't speak Polish, click on the Union Jack icon at the top left for details in English.
  • 2the Polish
    los polacos

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