insular
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insular(
ihn
-
suh
-
luhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (geography)
a. insular
Insular evolution has been seen to produce both dwarfism and gigantism.Se ha visto que la evolución insular produce tanto enanismo como gigantismo.
2. (narrow-minded)
a. estrecho de miras
After living in Mexico City, the people in Josh's hometown were too insular to bear.Después de vivir en la Ciudad de México, la gente de la ciudad natal de Josh era insoportablemente estrecha de miras.
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insular
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (people, views)
a. provinciano(a)
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insular [ˈɪnsjələʳ]
adjective
1 (Geog) [+climate, location] insular
2 [+person, attitude] estrecho de miras
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insular
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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insular(
een
-
soo
-
lahr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (geography)
a. insular
El ritmo de la vida insular en esta parte del Caribe suele ser bastante relajado.The insular lifestyle in this part of the Caribbean is usually quite relaxed.
b. island
La vida insular me agobia porque no es fácil desplazarse en una emergencia.I feel overwhelmed by island life because it isn't easy to get somewhere in an emergency.
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).
2. (island native)
a. islander
Soy canario y soy el único insular en mi empresa.I'm from the Canary Islands and I'm the only islander in my company.
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insular
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. insular, island
el clima insularthe island climate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. islander
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insular
adjective
island
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