crude
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crude(
krud
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unrefined)
a. crudo
The price of crude oil has a major impact on the world economy.El precio del petróleo crudo tiene gran impacto en la economía mundial.
2. (coarse)
a. grosero
It's amazing how he gets away with making such crude remarks and doesn't slip in the polls.Es increíble que salga impune después de hacer comentarios tan groseros y no descienda en las encuestas.
b. ordinario
There is no excuse for that sort of crude behavior.No hay excusa para un comportamiento ordinario como ese.
3. (primitive)
a. burdo (attempt or drawing)
His latest article is just a crude attempt at being ironic and insightful.Su artículo más reciente no es más que un burdo intento de ser irónico y perspicaz.
b. tosco (drawing or table)
It's a crude drawing, but it'll give you an idea.Es un dibujo tosco, pero te servirá para hacerte una idea.
c. rudimentario (device or method)
The police found a crude explosive device in the suspect's garage.La policía encontró un artefacto explosivo rudimentario en el garaje del sospechoso.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (petroleum)
a. el crudo
(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).
Russian oil companies sell crude to China and Germany.Las compañías petroleras rusas venden crudo a China y Alemania.
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crude
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsophisticated, unrefined)
a. burdo(a)
crude (oil)(petróleo m) crudo m
2. (rude, vulgar)
a. ordinario(a), grosero(a)
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crude [kruːd]
adjective
cruder (comparative)crudest (superlative)
1 (unprocessed) [+oil] crudo; [+steel, materials] bruto; [+sugar] sin refinar
2 (primitive) [+device, bomb, method, hut] rudimentario; [+table, door] tosco; basto; [+drawing, piece of work] tosco; burdo
to make a crude attempt at doing sth hacer un burdo intento de hacer algo
3 (coarse) [+person, behaviour, language, joke] grosero; ordinario
noun
(also crude oil) crudo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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