discreto

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discreto(
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kreh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (careful)
a. discreet
En este trabajo, hay que ser discreto y no divulgar información confidencial.You have to be discreet in this job and not divulge confidential information.
b. cautious
Hay que ser discreto y no aventurarse con conclusiones por el momento.We must be cautious and not offer any conclusions for the moment.
2. (mute or plain)
a. discreet
No me gusta esa pared roja. Prefiero un color más discreto.I don't like that red wall. I would prefer a more discreet color.
b. sober
Por lo general, en los funerales se usa negro u otro color discreto como señal de respeto.Generally, one wears black or another sober color to funerals as a signal of respect.
3. (not revealing)
a. modest
A mi hermana le gustan los escotes bajos y las faldas cortas, pero yo prefiero los estilos más modestos.My sister likes low necklines and short skirts, but I prefer more modest styles.
4. (private)
a. discreet
Nos reunimos en un lugar discreto lejos de la ciudad.We met up in a discreet place far from the city.
5. (middling)
a. modest
Las ganancias de la tienda este año fueron discretas.The store's profits this year were modest.
b. average
La calidad de estos productos es discreta.These products are of average quality.
c. reasonable
El precio de la ropa en esa tienda es bastante discreto.The prices of clothes at that shop are quite reasonable.
6. (distinct)
a. discrete
Hay que agrupar estos artefactos en categorías discretas.We need to group these artefacts into discrete categories.
7. (mathematics)
a. discrete
Las variables pueden ser discretas o continuas.Variables can be discrete or continuous.
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discreto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (prudente, reservado)
a. discreet
2. (cantidad)
a. moderate, modest
3. (no extravagante)
a. modest
ropa discretainconspicuous clothes
4. (normal; actuación)
a. fair, reasonable
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discreto
adjective
1 (poco llamativo) [+color, vestido] sober; [+advertencia] discreet
2 [+persona] (prudente) discreet; (listo) shrewd
3 (mediano) average; middling
de inteligencia discreta reasonably intelligent; le daremos un plazo discreto we'll allow him a reasonable time; unas ganancias discretas modest profits
4 (Física) discrete
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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