brave
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brave(
breyv
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (courageous)
a. valiente
Soldiers are very brave men and women.Los soldados son hombres y mujeres muy valientes.
b. valeroso
The brave man ran back into the burning house to save his cat.El hombre valeroso regresó a la casa en llamas para salvar a su gato.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(splendid)
a. magnífico
The royal family's brave jewelry will be exhibited in the museum.Las joyas magníficas de la familia real serán expuestas en el museo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to face)
a. afrontar
She braved the wrath of her parents and went to the party.Afrontó la ira de sus padres y fue a la fiesta.
b. hacer frente a
She braved many obstacles and stereotypes to become CEO.Le hizo frente a muchos obstáculos y estereotipos para convertirse en directora ejecutiva.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (Native American warrior)
a. el guerrero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Choctaw brave fought the invaders.El guerrero choctaw peleó contra los invasores.
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brave
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (native american)
a. el guerrero indio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. valiente, valeroso(a)
a brave effortun intento encomiable
to put a brave face on itponer al mal tiempo buena cara
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (danger, weather)
a. encarar, afrontar
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brave [breɪv]
adjective
braver (comparative)bravest (superlative)
1 (courageous) [+person, deed] valiente; valeroso
be brave! ¡sé valiente!; that was very brave of you has demostrado mucho valor al hacer eso; she went in with a brave smile entró sonriendo valientemente; try to put on a brave smile intenta sonreír aunque te cueste; to make a brave attempt to do sth intentar valientemente hacer algo
as brave as a lion más fiero que un león
be brave and tell her
2 (splendid) magnífico (literary)
a Brave New World un mundo feliz
the whole brave American dream seemed to be crumbling around our ears
noun
1
the brave los valientes; the bravest of the brave los más valientes entre los valientes
2 (Indian) guerrero (m)
transitive verb
[+weather] afrontar; hacer frente a; [+death] desafiar
to brave the storm capear el temporal; to brave sb's anger afrontar or hacer frente a la ira de algn
Farmers braved wintry conditions to rescue the sheep.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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