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American English: /ɡoʊld/
British English: /ɡəʊld/

Translation of gold in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable solid/pure/24-carat gold
    oro macizo/puro/de 24 quilates
    that woman is pure gold
    esa mujer vale (su peso en) oro
    as good as gold
    they've been as good as gold
    se han portado muy bien or como unos santos
    the baby slept through it all as good as gold
    el bebé durmió como un angelito sin enterarse de nada
    to strike gold
    dar con una mina de oro
    all that glitters or glisters is not gold
    no es oro todo lo que reluce
    no todo lo que brilla es oro
    (before noun) (ring/ingot/reserves)
    de oro
    the gold market
    el mercado del oro
    Example sentences
    • While equities languish, precious metals such as gold have seen their value soar as investors seek a safe haven during uncertain times.
    • National states have endeavoured to overcome this problem by linking the value of national currencies to the value of gold or silver.
    • He explained that Ongopolo mines and processes base metal, mainly copper, but also associated precious metals such as gold and silver.
    1.2 uncountable (money)
    monedas (feminine plural) de oro
    oro (masculine)
    everything she touches turns to gold
    todo lo que toca se convierte en oro
    the crock or pot of gold at the end of the rainbow
    un imposible
    Example sentences
    • He didn't trust banks for some reason and kept all his money and gold in a stupid safe in the attic.
    • Perhaps it's a subliminal, sinister reminder that gold is the root of all evil.
    • Who never dreamed about something like that; gold, wealth, adventure, history.
    1.3 countable and uncountable (medal) [colloquial]
    medalla (feminine) de oro
    to go for gold
    tratar de ganar la medalla de oro
    ir a por la de oro (Spain) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Kieren Perkins is, of course, an Olympic medallist from each of the last three Olympic Games: two golds, two silvers.
    • This played out in the form of two golds and one silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games - the most successful medal haul ever for British rowing.
    • She was a great sprinter in her time winning silver and bronze medals at the 1960 Olympics and multiple golds at the 1963 Commonwealth and European Games in 1963, the year she won the award.
  • 2 uncountable (color)
    color (masculine) (de) oro
    oro (masculine) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • In the end I went for a deep red with gold flecks in it.
    • The riverside trees and bushes were quite magnificent in the autumn colours of reds, gold, oranges and yellows.
    • Stir in the cumin seed and the crushed chilli and continue cooking until the onions are deep gold in colour and spicily fragrant.


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