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well-rounded
Pronunciation: / wɛlˈraʊndɪd /

Translation of well-rounded in Spanish:

adjective predicative well rounded

  • 1.1
    (life/education)
    (person)
    Example sentences
    • It was important not to concentrate wholly on the academic but to develop well-rounded people, while the academic aspects were also very important.
    • However, there is a determined emphasis on developing well-rounded individuals.
    • ‘The school enables children to develop as mature, well-rounded individuals with respect and care for others,’ inspectors concluded.
    1.2
    (figure/woman)
    Example sentences
    • Yet the whole point of citing Monroe was that she had a well-rounded figure, demonstrating that it's not only OK but sexy to be big in hips or tummy.
    • Girls, boys, old people - even the famously well-rounded female population of Fiji is falling victim to fat fears.

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