Translation of cerrado in English:
- 1 1.1(mejillones/almejas)la puerta estaba cerrada con llavetenía los ojos cerradosthe door was lockedel frasco no está bien cerradoshe had her eyes closed o shutun sobre cerrado las cortinas estaban cerradasthe top ( o lid etc) isn't on properlythe jar isn't closed properlynormalmente tenemos la mesa cerradathe curtains were drawn o closed1.2 los grifos están cerradoswe usually keep the table closed/downthe taps are turned off
- 3 3.1 (confinado, limitado)(espacio/recinto)3.2 (cargado)enclosed(ambiente)3.3 (grupo)un círculo de amigos muy cerradoun club de ambiente cerrado y snoba very closed circle of friends3.4 (Matemáticas)a club with a very exclusive and snobbish atmosphere(serie/conjunto)→ circuito
- 4 (Lingüística) 4.1 4.2(acento/dialecto)tiene un acento andaluz cerradohe has a broad o thick Andalusian accent
- 6 6.1 (nublado) 6.2 (referiéndose a la noche) See examples: ya era noche cerrada cuando salimoswhen we left it was already completely dark
- 8 (enérgico) See examples: lo recibieron con una cerrada ovaciónmantienen una cerrada pugna por el títulohe was given an ecstatic receptionthey are engaged in a fierce fight for the title
- 9 (persona) 9.1 (poco receptivo, intransigente) See examples: son muy cerrados y no se adaptan a estas novedadesno lo vas a convencer, es muy cerradothey're very set in their ways and they won't adapt to these new ideasestar cerradoyou'll never persuade him, he's very stubborn o he's very set in his ways
aalgoestá cerrado a todo lo que signifique cambiarel país ha estado cerrado durante años a todo tipo de influencias externashis mind is closed to o he's against anything that involves change9.2 (poco comunicativo) 9.3 [familiar] (torpe) es muy cerrado de mollerathe country has, for years, been shut off from all outside influencehe's very dense[familiar]he's as thick as two short planks(inglés británico) [familiar]
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