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American English: //
British English: /rɔː/

Translation of raw in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (uncooked)
    Example sentences
    • Our mothers cooked real food from raw ingredients, making magical meals out of very little.
    • Both dishes were marvellous; fine raw ingredients cooked to juicy, succulent perfection and allowed to stand for themselves without the need for endless sauces and marinades.
    • Pregnant women should avoid foods made with raw or partially cooked eggs, like egg nog and hollandaise sauce.
    1.2 (unprocessed)
    sin curtir
    sin refinar
    sin tratar
    (translation/piece of work)
    sin pulir
    raw spirits raw notes the raw data
    los datos en bruto
    raw milk (American English)
    leche (feminine) sin pasteurizar
    Example sentences
    • One thing you should remember - unless you have gone rustic and want to play with stone and raw wood - building materials come in standard sizes.
    • Similar in texture and appearance to paint, these materials can be applied to almost any building material, including raw wood, drywall and steel.
    • The bride looked stunning in an ivory and gold raw silk dress of Irish design and carried a bouquet of delicate cream roses.
    1.3 (frank, truthful)
    (style of writing)
    Example sentences
    • Each of the three tracks on the EP convey a sense of raw realism.
    • She felt Adam was getting the raw end of the situation.
    • The result is raw confrontation, sometimes unpleasant in its intensity.
  • 2 2.1 (of weather)
    2.2 (unfair) See examples: it's a raw deal
    es una injusticia
    es muy injusto
    he's had a raw deal in life
    la vida lo ha tratado muy mal
    Example sentences
    • The dreary skies and raw weather suggested November, not mid-May.
    • Luckily, while the weather was cold - 30 to 36 degrees - it wasn't a raw cold.
    • It was raw, damp, dark, and dismal; the clouds were as muddy as the ground; and the short perspective of every street and avenue, was closed up by the mist as by a filthy curtain.
  • 3 (sore) See examples: my fingers were raw by the time I'd finished
    tenía los dedos en carne viva cuando terminé
  • 4 (inexperienced)
    they're still very raw
    todavía tienen muy poca experiencia
    todavía están muy verdes [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • People offended by raw language, and even rougher depictions of street life, should steer clear.
    • The author masterfully captures the narratives by using humor, raw language and thought-provoking descriptions.
    • His language is raw and delivery raucous, but his intelligent and insightful material will make you think.
    Example sentences
    • Almost half of today's Army is married - some of them raw recruits.
    • Brigadier Monro's staff of 600 Army personnel and 200 civilians will help to turn raw recruits into trained soldiers.
    • The modest brick building at the heart of Europe's biggest military base has become refuge to thousands of raw recruits.


  • in the raw (naked)
    en cueros [colloquial]
    (as something really is) See examples: nature in the raw
    la naturaleza virgen
    you've never had to deal with life in the raw
    tú no sabes lo cruda que puede ser la vida
    to touch o get somebody on the raw
    herir a alguien en lo más vivo

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