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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (overlapped)
a. crossed
El gorila estaba con los brazos cruzados en la puerta y no dejaba entrar a nadie.The bouncer stood in front of the door with his arms crossed and wouldn't let anybody in.
2. (crossways)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Nuria vio a su hija cruzada sobre la cama y la tapó con una manta para que durmiera tranquila.Nuria saw her daughter lying across the bed and covered her with a blanket so she could sleep peacefully.
El tren no pudo pasar por culpa de un árbol cruzado en la vía.The train couldn't pass because of a tree blocking the line.
3. (clothing)
a. double-breasted
A mi chaqueta cruzada se le cayó uno de los botones.One of the buttons on my double-breasted jacket popped off.
4. (biology)
a. crossbred
Los caballos cruzados eran utilizados como animales de tiro.Crossbred horses were used as draft animals.
5. (finance)
a. crossed
Deposité el cheque cruzado en mi cuenta bancaria.I deposited the crossed check into my bank account.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(very angry)
Regionalism used in Peru
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. hopping mad
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Perdón por haberte gritado hoy, es que venía cruzado.Sorry that I screamed at you today, but I was just hopping mad.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
7. (military)
a. crusader
A mi hijo le encanta montar batallas con sus figuras de caballeros y cruzados.My son loves staging battles with his toy knights and crusaders.
8. (old currency)
a. cruzado
En mi colección de monedas tengo cruzados brasileños y australes argentinos.In my coin collection, I have Brazilian cruzados and Argentinean australs.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cheque, piernas, brazos)
a. crossed
2. (atravesado)
cruzado en la carreterablocking the road
3. (animal)
a. crossbred
4. (abrigo, chaqueta)
a. double-breasted
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (general)
a. crusader
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1 (atravesado)
se sentó con las piernas cruzadas he sat down with his legs crossed; con los brazos cruzados with one's arms folded o crossed; no podemos quedarnos con los brazos cruzados we can't sit back and do nothing; we can't just sit idly by and do nothing
Hezbolá (Partido de Dios) no se quedó de brazos cruzados.Alrededor de las 9,00 hora local, los islamistas atacaron las localidades sureñas de Reihan y Jibshit
2 [+chaqueta, americana] double-breasted
3 [+cheque] crossed
4 (Zoología) crossbred
5 (And) hopping mad (familiar); furious
1 (Hist) crusader
2 (moneda) cruzado Brazilian currency unit; (Brazilian currency unit)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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