There are 3 translations of puro in English:

puro1

(-ra)

adj

  • 2 (mero, simple) (delante del n) es la pura verdad it's the plain o honest truth [colloquial/familiar] acertó por pura casualidad she got it right by pure o sheer chance fue pura coincidencia it was pure o sheer coincidence esta carne es pura grasa this meat is nothing but fat o is all fat es puro músculo he's all muscle lo hizo por puro capricho she did it purely on a whim se quedó dormido de puro cansancio he fell asleep from sheer exhaustion en puro invierno (Col) in the middle of winter
  • 3 (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] (solo) en esa oficina trabajan puras mujeres there are only women in that office, there aren't any men at all in that office a ese bar van puros viejos only old men go to that bar son puras mentiras it's just a pack of lies [colloquial/familiar], it's all lies

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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of puro in English:

puro2

adv

  • 1 (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] (muy, tan) se murió de puro vieja she just died of old age ni se sabe de qué color es de puro sucio que está it's so filthy you can't even tell what color it is lo hizo de puro egoísta he did it out of sheer selfishness, he did it purely out of selfishness

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of puro in English:

puro3

m

Compounds

puro habano

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.