all-purpose
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
all-purpose(
al
-
puhr
-
pihs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. multiuso (invariable)
This is a great little all-purpose tool that includes pliers, a knife, screwdriver, and scissors.Ésta es una buena herramienta multiuso que integra pinzas, un cuchillo, destornillador y tijeras.
b. multiusos (invariable)
The student theater group has been rehearsing the play in the all-purpose room at school.El grupo estudiantil de teatro ha estado ensayando la obra en el salón multiusos de la escuela.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
all-purpose
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. multiuso
all-purpose cleaner/adhesivelimpiador m/adhesivo multiuso
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
all-purpose [ˈɔːlˈpɜːpəs]
adjective
[+tool, cleaner] multiuso; universal; [+vehicle, flour, wine] para todo uso
You can substitute all-purpose flour if you cannot find pastry flour ...the perfect all-purpose winter wine ...an all-purpose vehicle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning