entendido

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entendido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (learned; often used with "en")
a. expert
Mis hermanos, que son muy entendidos en sonido, tienen un estudio de grabación.My brothers, who are sound experts, have a recording studio.
b. well up on
No te puedo ayudar. No soy entendido en computación.I can't help you. I'm not well up on computers.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (connoisseur; often used with "en")
a. expert
Este es uno de los mejores discos de la década, según los entendidos.This is one of the best albums of the decade, according to the experts.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (used to express agreement)
a. all right
Vuelve a casa antes de las diez. - Entendido.Be home before ten. - All right.
b. alright
No le abras la puerta a otro que no sea yo. - Entendido.Don't open the door to anybody but me. - Alright.
c. okay
Recuerda que el perro no debe comer pollo. - Entendido.Remember that the dog can't eat chicken. - Okay.
d. understood
No quiero que me mientras más. ¿Entendido? - Sí, papá.I don't want you to lie to me again. Is that understood? - Yes, dad.
e. got it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Protege esta posición hasta que te releven. - ¡Entendido!Protect this position until relieved. - Got it!
f. copy (on the radio)
Artillería, ¡detengan el fuego! - Entendido.Artillery, cease fire! - Copy.
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entendido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (comprendido)
a. understood
¿entendido?(is that) understood?
¡entendido!all right!, okay!
no darse por entendidoto pretend one hasn't heard
2. (versado)
a. expert
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (general)
a. expert
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entendidoa entendida
adjective
1 (comprendido) understood
¡entendido! (convenido) agreed!; bien entendido que on the understanding that; no darse por entendido to pretend not to understand; tenemos entendido que ... we understand that ...; según tenemos entendido as far as we can gather
2 [+persona] (experto) expert; (cualificado) skilled; (sabio) wise; (informado) well-informed
ser entendido en to be well up on
expert
según el juicio de los entendidos according to the experts; el whiskey de los entendidos the connoisseur's whisky
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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