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savage
adjective
1. (wild) 
a. salvaje 
The prince and his horse were chased by a savage boar.Un jabalí salvaje persiguió al príncipe y a su caballo.
2. (ferocious) 
a. feroz 
We're about to speak with one of the witnesses to today's savage attack.En un instante hablaremos con uno de los testigos del feroz ataque que tuvo lugar hoy.
b. violento 
The knight dealt his enemy a savage blow with his sword.El caballero le asestó un golpe de espada violento a su enemigo.
c. despiadado 
He authored a savage criticism of the actor's performance.Escribió una crítica despiadada del desempeño del actor.
3. (uncivilized) 
a. primitivo 
The inhabitants we have encountered up to now are savage, simple people.Los habitantes que hemos encontrado hasta ahora son primitivos y simples.
4. (radical) 
a. drástico 
The business wouldn't have been able to continue without savage reductions.La empresa no habría podido seguir sin recortes drásticos.
noun
5. (old-fashioned) (uncivilized person) 
a. el salvaje (M)la salvaje (F) (old-fashioned) 
On the third day, our expedition encountered a tribe of savages living in the jungle.Al tercer día, nuestra expedición se topó con una tribu de salvajes que vivía en la selva.
transitive verb
6. (to assault) 
a. atacar salvajemente 
A group of hoodlums savaged me the moment I left the movie theater.Un grupo de matones me atacó salvajemente en cuanto salí del cine.
7. (to criticize) 
a. criticar con saña 
Protestors savaged the behavior of the mayor.Los manifestantes criticaron con saña el comportamiento del alcalde.
savage
Noun
1. (old-fashioned) 
a. el salvaje (M)la salvaje (F) 
adjective
2. (animal, person) 
a. salvaje 
3. (attack) 
a. salvaje, feroz 
4. (criticism) 
a. virulento(a) 
transitive verb
5. (attack physically) 
a. atacar salvajemente 
6. (fig) 
a. criticar con saña or virulencia (criticize) 
savage [ˈsævɪdʒ]
adjective
1 (ferocious) [+animal, attack] feroz; salvaje; [+person] salvaje; [+blow] violento; [+war, criticism, remark] despiadado
to have a savage temper tener un carácter muy violento
2 (primitive) [+custom, tribe] salvaje; primitivo
3 (drastic) [+cuts, reductions] drástico; radical
noun
salvaje (m)
transitive verb
1 (injure) atacar salvajemente
two children have been savaged by an alsatian dos niños fueron salvajemente atacados por un pastor alemán
She was savaged by a bear
2 (criticize) atacar ferozmente or despiadadamente
she was savaged by the press la prensa la atacó ferozmente or despiadadamente; la prensa se ensañó con ella
an opposition spokesman savaged the Government's housing programme On November 3rd the bill was savaged in the House of Lords ...a week-long official visit to Spain where he was savaged by the Spanish press
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