Translation of virtue in Spanish:

virtue

Pronunciation: /ˈvɜːrtʃuː; ˈvɜːtjʊː; ˈvɜːtʃuː/

n

  • 1 u c (moral excellence) virtud (f) to make a virtue of necessity hacer* de la necesidad virtud
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    • 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 c (advantage) ventaja (f) there's no virtue in speed at the expense of accuracy no tiene mérito trabajar rápido si se cometen errores
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    • 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 u (chastity, fidelity) virtud (f) a woman of easy virtue [dated or hum] una mujer ligera o ligera de cascos [anticuado/dated]

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