Translation of bold in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /bəʊld/

adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)

  • 1 (daring) [person/plan/design] audaz, atrevido
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    • Andreu, one of the world's leading experts in airport design, has been praised for the exceptional engineering which allows his bold ideas to come to life.
    • To say it is a bold idea is not to say that it's new.
    • His job has been to head a congregation whose assignment is not to generate new and bold ideas, but to preserve the integrity of the tradition of the church.
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    • No man's Mercedes is safe; the thieves are so bold they'll make off with your vintage automobile with a forklift.
    • With a shrug, Lenore plopped down on the tiny chair of her table, crossing her legs in a bold manner.
    • I believe that such feelings will not be considered bold presumption but an act of love.
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    • Like a bold boy at a children's party, he still insists on being the centre of attention even though it's not his birthday.
  • 2 (impudent, forward) [smile/advances] descarado, atrevido if I may be so bold as to … si me permite el atrevimiento de … to make bold with sth usar algo como si fuera propio
  • 3 [pattern] llamativo; [red/colors] fuerte, vivo; [brushstrokes/handwriting] enérgico, vigoroso a figure in bold relief una figura en un relieve muy marcado
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    • Utzon's interior design was characterised by bold colours and fantastic shapes.
    • There is less intricacy of detail, and the bold lines and strong colours relate them to North Indian folk art.
    • They are like cartoons, with their bold lines, bright colours and flat shapes.


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