Translation of chocolate in Spanish:

chocolate

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɑːklət; ˈtʃɒklət/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable chocolate (masculine) a bar of chocolate una pastilla or tableta de chocolate plain o dark o (American English/inglés norteamericano) semi-sweet chocolate chocolate amargo milk chocolate (before noun/delante del nombre) [egg] de chocolate
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    • The only foods previously available were chocolate bars, candy, potato chips and pop.
    • She enjoys Italian food, chocolate biscuits and reading endless amounts of books.
    • Look, you do not need to coat the bottom of a chocolate chip cookie with chocolate.
    1.2 countable/numerable (candy, sweet) bombón (masculine) a box of chocolates una caja de bombones (before noun/delante del nombre) chocolate liqueur bombón de licor
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    • You have to get a second mortgage in order to buy a small box of chocolates.
    • When I was five, she bought me chocolates and chewing gum and we talked about cricket.
    • All we were offered were packets of sweet custard creams and chocolates.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable
    (drinking chocolate)
    chocolate (masculine) or cacao (masculine) en polvo a cup of hot chocolate una taza de chocolate
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (color) color (masculine) chocolate, marrón (masculine) or (Chile) (Mexico/México) café (masculine) or (Colombia) carmelito (masculine) oscuro
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    • Cysts are also likely to grow within the ovaries and these cysts are chocolate brown in colour.
    • What was wrong with deep chocolate brown, or a lighter green to the usual wheelies?
    • His eyes are this deep chocolate brown color, the type you could lose your mind in.

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] (before noun/delante del nombre) [cake/icing/frosting] de chocolate 1.2 (in color) color chocolate (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable), marrón or (Chile) (Mexico/México) café or (Colombia) carmelito oscuro (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable)

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