- 1 u and c (moral excellence) virtud (feminine) to make a virtue of necessity hacer* de la necesidad virtudMore example sentences
- He notes that vice is punished and virtue rewarded in most of the director's many babelicious films.
- There is no vice and virtue, no moral framework to locate the individual within the cosmic infinity of the universe.
- Some hold that what makes any person fundamentally deserving of good or bad fortune is her level of virtue or moral merit.
- 2 countable/numerable (advantage) ventaja (feminine) there's no virtue in speed at the expense of accuracy no tiene mérito trabajar rápido si se cometen erroresMore example sentences
- That sparked the Herald writer to extol the virtues of the car.
- For many years now my bargain-hungry brethren have been extolling the virtues of car boot sales.
- The priest was summoned to give Paddy a dressing down about some mischief he had been getting into and to extol the virtues and benefits of living a good life.
- 4 uncountable/no numerable (chastity, fidelity) virtud (feminine) a woman of easy virtue [dated or hum] una mujer ligera o ligera de cascos [anticuado]
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The Chilean presidential palace in the capital, Santiago, is called Palacio de la Moneda.