correcto

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (accurate)
a. correct
Cada maestro debe saber cuál es el procedimiento correcto a seguir en caso de incendio.Every teacher must know what the correct procedure to be followed is in case of a fire.
b. right
Tuve 20 respuestas correctas en el examen, ¿y tú?I got 20 answers right on the test. What about you?
2. (well-mannered)
a. proper
Escuché que el nuevo novio de Alicia tiene la reputación de ser modesto y correcto.I heard Alicia's new boyfriend has a reputation for being prim and proper.
b. courteous
Charles es un hombre muy correcto y nunca diría una grosería.Charles is a very courteous man and he'd never say something rude.
c. polite
Inés estuvo muy correcta y no sacó el tema de mi pelea con su hermana.Ines was very polite and didn't bring up my argument with her sister.
d. correct
Rodrigo leyó un libro sobre la etiqueta y el habla correcta antes de conocer a la duquesa.Rodrigo read a book on etiquette and correct speech before meeting the duchess.
3. (upright)
a. honest
Méndez es un político correcto y su conducta es intachable.Mendez is an honest politician and his behavior is irreproachable.
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correcto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (resultado, texto, respuesta)
a. correct
2. (persona)
a. polite
3. (conducta)
a. proper
correcto
adjective
1 [+respuesta] correct; right
¡correcto! right!
2 (educado) [+persona] correct; [+conducta, comportamiento] courteous; [+vestido] proper; fitting
estuvo muy correcto conmigo he was very polite to me
3 [+rasgos] regular; well-formed
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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