culminante
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culminante(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (most important)
a. culminating
Fui director de la empresa más destacada de la región diez años. Fue el periodo culminante en mi vida.I was the head of the most distinguished company in the region for ten years. It was a culminating stage in my life.
b. crucial
El piloto español perdió el control de su coche en el momento culminante de la carrera.The Spanish driver lost control of his car in the crucial part of the race.
c. high
La actriz dijo que el punto culminante de su carrera fue cuando ganó un Óscar.The actress said that the high point of her career was when she won an Oscar.
2. (tallest)
a. highest
Los alpinistas llegaron al pico culminante de la cordillera en cuatro días.After four days, the alpinists reached the highest peak of the mountain range.
3. (most magnificent)
a. greatest
El "Himno a la Alegría" es el movimiento culminante de la 9a sinfonía de Beethoven."Ode to Joy" is the greatest movement of Beethoven's 9th symphony.
b. finest
El Agamenón es la obra culminante de Esquilo.Agamemnon is Aeschylus' finest work.
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culminante
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. culminating
punto culminantehigh point
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
culminante
adjective
1 (Geografía) highest; topmost
2 [+momento] culminating
el momento culminante de la revolución the culminating moment of the revolution; the climax of the revolution; este fue el momento culminante de su carrera this was the crowning moment of his career; en el momento culminante de la fiesta, se apagaron las luces at the high point of the party, the lights went out; el punto culminante de la novela the climax of the novel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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punto culminante
high point
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