idilio
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idilio(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (romantic relationship)
a. romance
Durante mi viaje a Suecia tuve un breve idilio veraniego con una chica llamada Annika.During my trip to Sweden I had a brief summer romance with a girl called Annika.
b. love affair
Rubén y Amparo tuvieron un idilio a pesar de que sus familias eran rivales.Ruben and Amparo had a love affair even though their families were rivals.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(interest)
a. love affair
El idilio de la ciudad de Londres con la cultura de los cafés no parece que vaya a apagarse.London's love affair with café culture shows no signs of abating.
3. (romanticized scene)
a. idyll
Jubilarse e ir a vivir al campo no resultó ser el idilio rural que nos habíamos imaginado.Retiring to the country did not turn out to be the rural idyll we'd imagined.
4. (literature)
a. idyll
En el idilio, el autor muestra su unión perfecta con la naturaleza.In his idyll, the author shows how he is in perfect harmony with nature.
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idilio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. love affair
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
idilio
1 (romance) romance; love affair
2 (Literat) idyll
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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