escueto
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escueto(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (short)
a. concise
El entrevistado dio una respuesta muy escueta a la pregunta sobre su vida amorosa.The interviewee gave a very concise response to the question about his love life.
El profesor es demasiado escueto en sus explicaciones; debería extenderse más.The teacher's explanations are too concise. He should expand on them more.
b. succinct
Marta es una mujer de pocas palabras y sus correos son muy escuetos.Marta is a woman of few words and her emails are very succinct.
2. (unadorned)
a. simple
La novia no quería un vestido con muchos adornos, por eso eligió uno muy escueto.The bride did not want to wear an elaborate dress so she chose a very simple one.
b. plain
En el examen tienes que escribir de forma escueta, sin florituras.In the exam, you have to use plain language with no frills.
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escueto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sucinto)
a. concise
2. (sobrio)
a. plain, unadorned
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escueto
adjective
[+verdad] plain; naked; [+estilo] simple; [+explicación, presentación] concise; succinct;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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