atrasado
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atrasado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not on time)
a. late
¡Apúrate que ya estamos atrasados!Hurry up, we're already late!
b. behind
Estoy atrasado con las metas de este proyecto.I'm behind on achieving this project's goals.
c. behind schedule
El vuelo a París salió 15 minutos atrasado.The flight to Paris left 15 minutes behind schedule.
d. overdue
Estás atrasado con la renta. ¿Cuándo me vas a pagar?You're overdue on the rent. When are you going to pay me?
e. outstanding
Para gozar de sus privilegios como socio del club, debe ponerse al día con todos los pagos atrasados.In order to enjoy your privileges as a club member, you must catch up on all your outstanding payments.
f. in arrears (payment)
Señor Donaldo, está atrasado. Recibí su último pago mensual hace dos meses.Mr. Donaldo. You are in arrears. I received your last monthly payment two months ago.
2. (antiquated)
a. backward
A pesar de ser un país atrasado en muchos aspectos, tiene sus encantos.Despite being a backward country in many aspects, it has its charms.
b. behind the times
Estás tan atrasado. ¡Toma la foto con el teléfono!You are so behind the times. Take the picture with your phone!
3. (losing time)
a. slow
No quise llegar tarde. Creo que mi reloj ha de estar atrasado.I didn't mean to arrive late. I think my watch must be slow.
4. (underdeveloped)
a. backward
Las regiones más atrasadas carecen de una infraestructura moderna y transporte público.The most backward regions lack modern infrastructure and public transportation.
b. slow
Llévala a un especialista. Si no camina a los 18 meses, está atrasada.Take her to a specialist. If she isn't walking at 18 months, she's slow.
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atrasado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en el tiempo)
a. delayed
2. (reloj)
a. slow
3. (pago)
a. overdue, late
vamos atrasados en este proyectowe're behind schedule on this project
número atrasadoback number
mi reloj va atrasadomy watch is slow
mi vuelo salió atrasadomy flight was delayed, my flight departed late
4. (en evolución, capacidad)
a. backward
las regiones más atrasadas del paísthe most backward regions of the country
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atrasado
adjective
1 (con retraso) late; behind; behind time; [+pago] overdue; [+número de revista etc] back
andar o estar atrasado [+reloj] to be slow; estar un poco atrasado [+persona] to be a bit behind; estar atrasado en los pagos to be in arrears; estar atrasado de medios to be short of resources; estar atrasado de noticias to lack up-to-date information
2
estar atrasado (Centroamérica) (sin dinero) to be broke (familiar)
3 [+país] backward; [+alumno etc] slow; backward
es un atrasado he's behind the times
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "atrasado"
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andar atrasado
to be slow, to be behind schedule
feliz cumpleaños atrasado
belated happy birthday
estar atrasado
to be delayed, to be behind
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