allover
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This word may also be spelled "all-over."
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(decorative motif)
I'm looking for a rug with an allover pattern.Busco una alfombra con un motivo repetido sobre toda la superficie.
The dress has an allover floral pattern.El vestido tiene un estampado floral que cubre toda la superficie.
b. completo (tan)
Ricardo came back from the beach with an allover tan.Ricardo volvió de la playa con un bronceado completo.
c. integral (tan)
I want an allover tan before June.Quiero un bronceado integral antes del junio.
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all-over [ˈɔːlˈəʊvəʳ]
adjective
[+pattern] repetido sobre toda la superficie; [+suntan] completo; integral;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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