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acabado
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acabado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (completed)
a. finished
Solo hay que añadir unas fotos y el proyecto estará acabado.We just need to add some photos and the project will be finished.
2. (ruined)
a. finished
Después de sus comentarios recientes sobre el aborto, su carrera como político está acabada.After his recent comments on abortion, his career as a politician is finished.
3. (elderly)
a. old
No es extraño que se ve bien acabado como padre de cuatrillizos.It´s no wonder he looks really old as a father of quadruplets.
4. (fatigued)
a. exhausted
Acabado como estaba, se levantó de la cama y se fue a trabajar.Exhausted as he was, he got out of bed and went to work.
b. worn out
Él estaba tan acabado por su turno doble que se dormía parado.He was so worn out from his double shift that he fell asleep standing up.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (technical)
a. finish
Todavía no puede decidir si prefiero la pintura con acabado brillo o acabado satinado.I still can't decide whether I prefer the paint with the glossy finish or the matte finish.
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acabado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (terminado)
a. finished
2. (completo)
a. perfect, consummate
3. (fracasado)
a. finished, ruined
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (de producto)
a. finish
acabado mate/satinadomatt/satin finish
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acabado
adjective
1 (completo) finished
2 (viejo) old; worn out
estar acabado (de salud) to be a wreck; está acabado como futbolista he's finished as a footballer; his footballing days are over
3 (Latinoamérica) (flaco) thin; (México) (rendido) exhausted
está muy acabado (México) he's looking very old
(Técnica) finish
buen acabado high finish
acabado brillo gloss finish
acabado satinado matt finish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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