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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (finished)
a. plated (with metal)
La bandeja está chapada en oro 24 quilates y por eso cuesta tanto.This platter is plated in 24 carat gold. That's why it is so expensive.
b. veneered (with wood)
A veces la gente cree que los muebles chapados son inferiores a las piezas de madera sólida.Sometimes people assume that veneered furniture is inferior to solid wood pieces.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. closed
Este local está chapado desde hace ya dos años.This place has been closed for two years.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (recubierto; con metal)
a. plated
2. (con madera)
a. veneered
chapado en orogold-plated
chapado a la antiguastuck in the past, old-fashioned
3. (muy fam)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. shut, closed
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[+metal] plated; [+muebles] veneered; finished
chapado de roble with an oak veneer; with an oak finish; chapado de oro gold-plated
chapado a la antigua old-fashioned; of the old school
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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