amplio
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amplio(
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plyoh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (expansive)
a. wide
Las calles del pueblo no son suficientemente amplias para permitir la doble circulación.The town's streets are not wide enough to allow two-way traffic.
b. spacious
El amplio jardín hace que la casa luzca aún más elegante.The spacious garden makes the house look even more elegant.
2. (clothing)
a. loose-fitting
Una chamarra amplia te mantiene más calentito que una apretada.A loose-fitting jacket keeps you warmer than a tight one.
b. full
Verónica lució en su amplia falda blanca.Veronica looked good in her full white skirt.
3. (margin)
a. wide
Deja un margen amplio para tomar apuntes.Leave a wide margin for taking notes.
4. (all-inclusive)
a. comprehensive
Contraté un seguro con cobertura amplia para mi coche.I bought an insurance policy with comprehensive coverage for my car.
b. broad
En un sentido amplio, se podría decir que la crisis trajo muchas bendiciones.In a broad sense, it could be said that the crisis brought many blessings.
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amplio
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sala, maletero)
a. roomy, spacious
2. (avenida, gama)
a. wide
3. (ropa)
a. loose
4. (explicación, cobertura)
a. comprehensive
en el sentido más amplio de la palabrain the broadest sense of the word
de amplias mirasbroadminded
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amplio
adjective
1 (espacioso) [+habitación, interior] spacious; [+avenida, calle] wide
el terremoto afectó a una amplia zona del sur the earthquake affected a wide area in the south; compró una amplia extensión de terreno he bought a vast tract o stretch of land
2 [+ropa] loose(-fitting); roomy (familiar)
la mujeres embarazadas llevan vestidos amplios
[+falda] full
3 [+margen] wide
un amplio margen a ambos lados a wide margin on each side; los socialistas ganaron las elecciones por amplia mayoría the socialists won the election with a large majority
4 [+conocimiento, vocabulario, poder, gama] wide; extensive
un amplio surtido de productos a wide o extensive range of products
una amplia variedad de productos mediterráneos una amplia gama de productos una parlamento regional con amplios poderes
5 [+sentido] broad
en el sentido amplio de la expresión in the broad sense of the term
6 [+repercusión] far-reaching
la noticia tuvo amplia difusión o amplio eco en la prensa the news was widely o extensively reported
la prensa se hará amplio eco del campeonato
su novela tuvo amplia resonancia entre los intelectuales his novel had great influence among the intellectuals
7 [+informe] full; detailed
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Phrases with "amplio"
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cuarto grande y amplio
large and spacious room
amplio e iluminado
spacious and well-lit
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