crudo

crudo(
kroo
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (culinary)
a. raw (uncooked)
Comí unas zanahorias crudas de merienda.I ate some raw carrots as a snack.
b. undercooked
El pescado está crudo. Cocínalo un poco más.This fish is undercooked. Cook it a little longer.
c. underdone
Quiero la carne poco hecha, pero no cruda.I want my meat rare, but not underdone.
2. (unprocessed)
a. raw
Mi vestido para la gala está hecho de seda cruda.My dress for the gala is made of raw silk.
b. crude
El precio del petróleo crudo es inferior al de la gasolina.The price of crude oil is less than that of gasoline.
c. unbleached
Tiene un saco de lino crudo.He has an unbleached linen coat.
3. (not pleasant)
a. harsh
Se enfrentó a la cruda realidad de la vida cuando estaba buscando un trabajo.She confronted the harsh reality of life when she was looking for a job.
b. severe
Se espera una nevada cruda este fin de semana.A severe snow storm is expected this weekend.
4. (offensive)
a. crude
Antonio dio una explicación cruda de los sucesos de la noche anterior.Antonio gave a crude explanation of what happened the night before.
5. (hard)
a. difficult
No sé cómo voy a salir de esta cruda situación.I don't know how I'm going to get out of this difficult situation.
6. (color)
a. beige
El color crudo le queda bien a tu tono de piel.The color beige looks good on your skin tone.
7. (suffering a hangover)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. hung over
Está crudo porque bebió mucha en la fiesta anoche.He's hung over because he drank a lot at the party last night.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
8. (petroleum)
a. crude
El precio del crudo fluctúa con la oferta y la demanda.The price of crude fluctuates with supply and demand.
b. crude oil
La empresa perforó un pozo para extraer crudo.The company drilled a well to extract crude oil.
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crudo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (natural)
a. raw
2. (petróleo)
a. crude
3. (sin cocer completamente)
a. undercooked
4. (realidad, clima, tiempo)
a. harsh
5. (novela)
a. harshly realistic, hard-hitting
6. (cruel)
a. cruel
7. (color)
a. beige
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
8. (general)
a. crude (oil)
crudo
adjective
1 (Culin) (sin cocinar) [+carne] raw; [+verduras] raw; uncooked
a veces se come la coliflor cruda
(poco hecho) underdone
las patatas están crudas the potatoes are underdone o are not properly cooked
2
de color crudo natural; un jersey de color crudo a natural-coloured o natural-colored jersey; (EEUU)
3 (Técnica) [+producto] untreated; [+seda] raw; [+lino] unbleached
4 [+clima, invierno] harsh; severe
aquí los inviernos son muy crudos
5 [+descripción] crude; coarse; [+imágenes] harrowing
millones de personas han visto las crudas imágenes de la guerra por televisión
la cruda realidad the harsh reality
a todos nos cuesta aceptar la cruda realidad de la pobreza
6 (difícil)
lo tienen crudo para encontrar un trabajo they're having a hard o tough time finding a job; lo tendrán crudo si piensan que ... they'll have a tough time of it if they think that ...; lo veo muy crudo it doesn't look (too) good
7 [+agua] hard
1 (petróleo) crude (oil)
2 (Latinoamérica) (resaca) hangover
3 (Perú) (arpillera) sackcloth
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