brute

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brute(
brut
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (coarse person)
a. el bestia
(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).
(M)
, la bestia
(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).
(F)
Those cruel brutes grabbed me by the scruff of my neck and threw me into the brig.Esos crueles bestias me agarraron del cogote y me echaron al calabozo.
b. el bruto
(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).
(M)
, la bruta
(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).
(F)
Standing guard in front of the gate were two fearsome-looking brutes.Delante de la puerta montaban guardia dos brutos de aspecto temible.
c. el animal
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Those drunkards were behaving like absolute brutes.Esos borrachos se portaban como unos absolutos animales.
2. (animal)
a. la bestia
(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).
(F)
That brute shouldn't be running loose around the park. Put a leash on it!Esa bestia no debería estar corriendo suelta por el parque. ¡Ponle la correa!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (animalike)
a. bruto
The job requires more brute force than finesse.El trabajo exige más fuerza bruta que finura.
b. tosco
Derek's brute emotions clouded his judgement.Las toscas emociones de Derek nublaron su juicio.
4. (unforgiving)
a. crudo
The brute reality is that we're going to have to sell the family business.La cruda realidad es que vamos a tener que vender la empresa familiar.
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brute
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el bestia
(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).
(M)
la bestia
(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).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a.
brute force or strengthfuerza bruta
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brute [bruːt]
noun
(animal) bestia (f); (person) brutoabruta (m) (f);a bruta bestia (m)
you brute! ¡bestia!; ¡animal! (informal); it's a brute of a problem es un problema de los más feos
adjective
[+force, strength] bruto; [+fact] crudo
...brute historical fact
[+emotion] tosco
...brute loyalty to the herd ...the brute ugliness of nationalism and chauvinism
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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