Translation of polished in Spanish:

polished

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːlɪʃt; ˈpɒlɪʃt/

adj

  • 1.1 (shiny) [metal/marble] pulido, bruñido; [wood] brillante, lustrado (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) the silverware was highly polished la plata estaba brillantísima
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    • In the center of the room there was a little coffee table, polished to a brilliant shine, and a couch, with two large armchairs.
    • The prince had been sitting at the polished mahogany table, practising his algebra after repeated reminders from his tutor.
    • A sigh echoed through the room as two legs perched upon the surface of the polished mahogany table, its base cluttered with piles of untouched papers.
    1.2 (refined) [manners/accent] refinado, elegante; [performance/translation] pulido he is a polished actor es un consumado actor the school play was a polished production la obra del colegio resultó muy pulida or lograda
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    • Expect a polished and accomplished performance from a man dedicated to his music.
    • Their performances were polished, with superb harmonies and flawless production.
    • He and his band had obviously spent a long time rehearsing, and the result was an immaculately arranged, perfectly executed and polished performance.
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    • The highly polished, refined and sophisticated villain of this film, enacted by him, brought accolades to Devan.
    • Really - because she's elegant and she's romantic and sophisticated and polished, and she loves fashion.
    • Let us discuss and debate, but in a refined manner and polished language please!

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