There are 5 translations of round in Spanish:

round1

Pronunciation: /raʊnd/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (circular) redondo; [eyes/face] redondo round arch arco (m) de medio punto round tower torre (f) circular
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    • I read each label on the round cylinders and the vials within.
    • Without really thinking about it, she drew a huge, round circle on the page.
    • The circle, on a hilltop setting, is nearly perfectly round, with a diameter of 33 m.
    1.2 (spherical) redondo
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    • He reached into his pocket and brought forth a small round sphere.
    • Baseball is more than round balls and base runs; it can also involve branding, design, and typography.
    • Then suddenly, he pulled the pinchers out, and in their serrated grasp was a perfectly round lead musket ball.
    1.3 (not angular) [corner] curvo she has very round shoulders es muy cargada de espaldas, es muy encorvada
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    • I felt my hand being pressed against a smooth, round mound.
    • A large, round, smooth rock protruded suddenly a few feet past a break in the forest.
    • Why are rocks found near rivers mostly smooth and round?
  • 2 (whole) [number] redondo let's bring it up to a round 50 digamos 50 para redondear she's inherited a nice round sum [colloquial/familiar] ha heredado una buena cantidad de dinero
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    • We could easily have taken more - but I wanted a nice, round number.
    • Can you put a round figure on the kind of government investment you're going to need to get this up and running?
    • However, for the purposes of argument, let's stick with a million as a nice round figure.
  • 3 3.1 [Ling] [vowel] redondeado 3.2 (sonorous) sonoro
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    • ‘I always like champagne in the afternoon,’ he informed me in his rich round voice.
    • He speaks this language like every other American, with a deep round voice that seems to come from somewhere below his knees.
    • She spoke without any apparent accent, in a round voice filled with soft vowels and smooth consonants.

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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 5 translations of round in Spanish:

round2

n

  • 2 c 2.1 (series) serie (f) the latest round of tax cuts la última serie de recortes impositivos one long round of problems una larga serie or sucesión de problemas round of talks ronda (f) de conversaciones the daily round el día a día the daily round of meetings and phone calls la rutina diaria de reuniones y llamadas telefónicas 2.2 (burst) a round of applause un aplauso let's have a round of applause for … un aplauso para … she got a huge round of applause la aplaudieron mucho, recibió un gran aplauso or [formal] una gran ovación
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    • Investment in education in general, and in particular school education would play a vital role in the next round of development.
    • Even more to the point, it makes you wonder how on earth it got past the usual film-industry round of development meetings and off the ground.
    • Mandela believed agreement would be reached in the next, final round of negotiations in July.
  • 3 c [Sport] [Games] 3.1 (of tournament, quiz) vuelta (f) the second round la segunda vuelta or eliminatoria 3.2 (in boxing, wrestling) round (m), asalto (m); (in golf) vuelta (f), recorrido (m); (in showjumping) recorrido (m) he managed a clear round [Equ] hizo un recorrido sin faltas
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    • Haley and I sat on the swings, while Chad and Dominic continued their tiebreaker round of wrestling.
    • He looked tattered and damp, as if he'd just done ten rounds of mud wrestling.
    • Worse than that is when Taylor prevents the timekeeper from ending the round during the big fight.
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    • Once the round of golf is over, the brothers can relax in the hotel's leisure complex.
    • They just showed up once a quarter for a round of golf and a casual perusal of the books.
    • Although he was about to turn 90, he looked trim and fit and boasted he had just returned from a robust round of golf at a nearby course.
    3.3 (in card games — hand) mano (f); (— game) partida (f)
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    • It had been rather emotional for those groups that were eliminated in the second round.
    • The competition consists of three rounds: preliminary, semi-final and final.
    • The first time he entered, he was eliminated after the first round.
  • 4 4.1 (of visits) (often pl) the doctor is off making his rounds o (BrE) is on his rounds at the moment el doctor está haciendo visitas a domicilio or visitando pacientes en este momento the nurse does her round of the wards at midday la enfermera hace la ronda de las salas a mediodía we had to make o (BrE) do o go the rounds of all the relatives tuvimos que ir de visita a casa de todos los parientes his manuscript has made o (BrE) done o gone the rounds of most of the publishers in town su manuscrito ha circulado por la mayoría de las editoriales de la ciudad 4.2 c (of watchman) ronda (f); (BrE) (of postman, milkman) recorrido (m) he's doing his paper round está haciendo el reparto de periódicos
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    • She glanced up and down the hallway, checking for night nurses making their rounds.
    • For as long as I could remember Doc Harris had been making his rounds in his trap with Lady, the grey mare.
    • The other flight attendants continued making their rounds.
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    • A local delivery driver tells the Graun that he's had to be towed out of the area three times in two weeks, and now keeps the engine running when he's on his rounds.
    • My very first job was doing a bread delivery round for the Co-op for six months.
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    • When he was 20, Lewis made the rounds of Nashville's country career-makers.
    • Sara made the rounds of a few of the commands around the perimeter of the valley, attending to last-minute details.
    • I made the rounds of the cabin to see if any of the guys wanted to come with me and Dutchie.
  • 5 c (of drinks) ronda (f), vuelta (f), tanda (f) (Col, Méx) this is my round esta ronda or vuelta or (Col, Méx tb) tanda la pago yo it's your round te toca a ti invitar
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    • We order a round of drinks and then I head out to the dance floor.
    • Andrew was at the bar, ordering a round of drinks for them all.
    • Whenever someone has money, they invite their friends to go out to a neighborhood bar for a round of drinks.
  • 6 c (shot) disparo (m); (bullet) bala (f) they fired ten rounds into the car dispararon diez veces sobre el coche he only had two rounds of ammunition left solo le quedaban dos balas ( or cartuchos etc)
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    • The directional pad is used for zooming in on targets, and the trigger buttons fire rounds of ammunition.
    • The 8th Air Force had fired 99 million rounds of ammunition during these flights and it is thought that 20,000 German planes were destroyed.
    • In 1885, Maxim developed a single-barrel weapon that could fire 500 rounds of ammunition a minute.
  • 7 c u (cut of meat)corte de carne del cuarto trasero
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    • Nutrient composition data are available for four lean cuts of bison: rib-eye, clod, top round and top sirloin.
    • Take a round of fresh beef (or the half of one if it is very large) and remove the bone.
    • I would appreciate some information on how to cook an inside round of beef using a slow cook method.
  • 8 c (of bread) (BrE) a round of toast una tostada or (Méx) un pan tostado a round of sandwiches un sándwich
  • 9 c [Mus] 9.1 (canon) canon (m) 9.2round (dance)danza que se baila en corro
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    • We sang songs in rounds, back and forth with our own echoes.
    • Its ancestry is in the madrigal, the round, the glee (which fostered numerous glee clubs), and the partsong.
    • Their older brothers and sisters performed the Jewish song Shalom Chaverim, sung as a round.

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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 5 translations of round in Spanish:

round3

vt

  • 1.1 (go around) [corner] doblar, dar* la vuelta a
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    • By the end of the third day, the ship had rounded the cape.
    • Jack and Angela rounded the corner three blocks away from their houses.
    • She moved through an office door and rounded the corner to the employee lounge.
    1.2 (make round) [edge/corner] redondear
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    • To deepen the stretch, slowly extend arms and round spine forward, letting the weight of the torso fall forward.
    1.3 [number] redondear
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    • Under the act, prices for such items as television licences and permits have to be rounded down to the nearest convenient amount below the exact euro equivalent.
    • This bracket will be rounded down to the nearest $50 for joint returns and head of household returns.
    • Income and gains should be rounded down to the nearest pound, while tax credits and deductions should be rounded up to the nearest pound.

Phrasal verbs

round down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[price/total] redondear (por defecto)

round off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [sharp edge] redondear, alisar 1.2 (end suitably) [day/meal] terminar, rematar the award rounded off a brilliant career el galardón fue el broche de oro de una carrera brillante 1.3 [number] redondear 1.1v + adv concluir*, terminar to round off I'd like to say that … para concluir or terminar quisiera decir que …

round on

v + prep + o
volverse* contra

round out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (make fuller) [plot/sketch] redondear 1.1v + adv (become fatter) engordar

round up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [price/total] redondear (por exceso) 1.2 (collect) [sheep/cattle] rodear, reunir*; [criminals] hacer* una redada de; [people] reunir* 1.3 (summarize) [news] hacer* un resumen de

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 5 translations of round in Spanish:

round4

adv

(esp BrE)
  • 1 1.1 (in a circle) we walked all the way round dimos toda la vuelta they ran round and round dieron vueltas y vueltas corriendo all year round durante todo el año 1.2 (so as to face in different direction) the wind veered round el viento cambió de dirección see also turn round 1.3 (on all sides) alrededor everyone crowded round todo el mundo se apiñó alrededor
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    • Filming with a mini camera quickly brought a good-natured crowd of local residents flocking round, proud of their remarkable monument.
    • Once the warm-up was finished, Mr. Christian told them to gather round in a circle while he passed out the names.
    • I found myself in the garden of the farm-house, an orchard in the centre and flowerbeds all round.
  • 2 2.1 (from one place, person to another) we went inside and had a look round entramos y echamos un vistazo the curator took us round el conservador nos mostró or nos enseñó el museo ( or la colección etc) a list was handed round se hizo circular una lista I phoned round to find a cheaper flight hice unas cuantas llamadas tratando de encontrar un pasaje más barato she prefers to travel round on her own prefiere viajar sola see also ask round 2.2 (at, to different place) I expect she's round at Ed's supongo que estará en casa de Ed or (AmL tb) donde Ed or (RPl tb) en lo de Ed we dashed round to the bank fuimos corriendo al banco he brought his girlfriend round trajo a su novia we're having friends round for a meal hemos invitado a unos amigos a comer see also call round 2.3all round (in every respect) en todos los sentidos (for everybody) a todos their team was better all round su equipo era mejor en todos los sentidos congratulations all round! ¡felicitaciones a todos! he bought drinks all round compró bebidas para todos

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 5 translations of round in Spanish:

round5

prep

(esp BrE)
  • 1 (encircling) alrededor de they built a wall round the garden construyeron un muro alrededor del jardín the wall round the garden el muro que rodea el jardín round the corner a la vuelta (de la esquina)
  • 2 2.1 (in the vicinity of) cerca de, en los alrededores de there are several antique shops round the canal cerca or en los alrededores del canal hay varios anticuarios she lives round here vive por aquí round about 5 o'clock alrededor de las cinco 2.2 (within, through) he does odd jobs round the house hace arreglitos en la casa we had a look round the old town dimos una vuelta por el casco viejo de la ciudad she spent six months cycling round Ireland pasó seis meses viajando en bicicleta por Irlanda

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.