beauty
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beauty(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (quality)
a. la belleza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.La belleza está en los ojos del que mira.
b. la hermosura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The beauty of a rose has no equal.La hermosura de una rosa no tiene parangón.
2. (beautiful woman)
a. la belleza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She really is a beauty.Es una verdadera belleza.
3. (fine specimen)
a. la preciosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This bracelet is a beauty.Esta pulsera es una preciosidad.
4. (advantage)
a. lo bueno (m)
The beauty of the system is that it can be used by anyone.Lo bueno de este sistema es que cualquiera puede utilizarlo.
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beauty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (attribute, person)
a. la belleza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (object)
a. la preciosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
that's the beauty of iteso es lo mejor
beauty contestconcurso de belleza
beauty parlorsalón de belleza
beauty queenmiss f
beauty salonsalón de belleza
3. (hum)
a.
beauty sleepdosis de sueño
I need my beauty sleepnecesito dormir para estar como una rosa
beauty spotlunar m
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beauty [ˈbjuːtɪ]
noun
1 (quality) belleza (f); hermosura (f)
the beauty of it is that ... lo mejor de esto es que ...; that's the beauty of it eso es lo que tiene de bueno
And there are no harmful effects on animals — that's the beauty of such water-based materials
beauty is in the eye of the beholder todo es según el cristal con que se mira
beauty is only skin-deep la belleza no lo es todo; la belleza es algo solo superficial
2 (person, thing) belleza (f); preciosidad (f)
isn't he a little beauty? (child) ¡mira qué rico es el niño!; she's no beauty no es ninguna belleza
Let's face it, she's no beauty, is she?
Beauty and the Beast la Bella y la Bestia; it's a beauty es una preciosidad; that was a beauty! (stroke etc) ¡qué golpe más fino!
3 beauties (attractions) maravillas (f)
He was beginning to enjoy the beauties of nature
the beauties of Majorca las maravillas de Mallorca
modifier
beauty competition beauty contest (n) concurso (m) de belleza
beauty consultant (n) esteticista (m)
beauty cream (n) crema (f) de belleza
beauty editor (n) directora (f) de la sección de belleza
beauty parlour beauty parlor (US) (n) salón (m) de belleza
beauty product (n) producto (m) de belleza
beauty queen (n) reina (f) de la belleza
beauty salon (n) salón (m) de belleza
beauty sleep (n) primer sueño (m)
I need my beauty sleep necesito dormir mis horas (para luego estar bien)
to lose one's beauty sleep perder el tiempo en que uno debiera estar dormido
beauty spot (n) (on face) lunar (m) postizo; (in country) lugar (m) pintoresco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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