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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (close-fitting)
a. tight
En verano nunca llevo pantalones ceñidos porque dan mucho calor.I never wear tight pants in summer because they're too hot.
b. tight-fitting
A mi hermana le gustan las camisetas ceñidas porque le resaltan las curvas.My sister likes tight-fitting T-shirts because they highlight her curves.
2. (moderate)
a. tight
Con un presupuesto tan ceñido no podremos permitirnos hacer la reforma de nuestra casa.With such a tight budget we won't be able to afford to renovate our house.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. tight
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1 [+vestido] figure-hugging; [+traje] tight-fitting; [+vaqueros] skintight
2 (reducido)
una novela ceñida a las normas clásicas a novel that sticks close to classical principles; ceñido y corto brief and to the point
3 [+curva] tight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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