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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (subtle)
a. suave
Even mild criticism is not tolerated.No se toleran ni las críticas más suaves.
2. (affable)
a. afable
My father has quite a mild manner but holds very strong opinions.Mi padre es una persona bastante afable pero tiene opiniones muy firmes.
3. (not strong)
a. suave (cheese, flavor or detergent)
I have a mild cheddar or a stronger one. Which do you prefer?Tengo un queso Cheddar suave u otro más fuerte. ¿Cuál prefieres?
b. no muy picante (curry)
I always order a mild curry when I eat in an Indian restaurant.Siempre pido un curry no muy picante cuando voy a comer al restaurante indio.
c. ligero (interest, surprise or disagreement)
One third of the people polled expressed mild disagreement with the new law.Un tercio de los encuestados expresó ligero desacuerdo con la nueva ley.
4. (weather)
a. templado
Spring is my favorite season of the year because it's mild: not too cold nor too hot.La primavera es mi estación favorita porque es templada: ni muy fría ni muy calurosa.
5. (illness)
a. leve
The thermometer shows that she has a mild fever.El termómetro indica que tiene una fiebre leve.
b. ligero
Don't worry. It's just a mild headache.No te preocupes. Solo es un ligero dolor de cabeza.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (beer)
a. tipo de cerveza tostada elaborada con poco lúpulo (United Kingdom)
I prefer mild to lager.Prefiero la cerveza tostada a la rubia.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, remark)
a. apacible, afable
2. (food)
a. suave
3. (punishment, illness, criticism)
a. leve
4. (climate)
a. benigno(a), suave
5. (displeasure, amusement)
a. ligero(a)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (beer) (United Kingdom)
a. la cerveza tostada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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mild [maɪld]
milder (comparative)mildest (superlative)
1 (not severe) [+winter] moderado; poco frío; [+weather, climate, evening] templado
it's very mild for the time of year no hace mucho frío para esta época del año
2 (not strong) [+cheese, cigar, detergent, shampoo, sedative] suave; [+curry] suave; no muy picante; [+protest] moderado; [+criticism] suave; moderado
a mild cheese is best for this dish this cheese is too mild for my liking a mild chilli sauce
he issued a mild rebuke to his Republican opponents reprendió a sus oponentes republicanos con cierta suavidad
he objected strenuously even to this mild criticism mild cigarettes are less harmful to the health the patient was administered a mild sedative
3 (not serious) [+fever] ligero; [+infection] pequeño; [+symptoms] leve
he had a mild stroke last year tuvo un derrame cerebral de poca seriedad el año pasado; I had a mild case of food poisoning tuve una ligera intoxicación
4 (slight) [+pain] leve; ligero
they looked at the object with mild curiosity
they listened with mild interest escuchaban con cierto interés
she nodded in mild amusement
he turned to Mona with a look of mild confusion/surprise se volvió hacia Mona y la miró ligeramente confundido/sorprendido
5 (pleasant) [+person, voice] afable; dulce; [+words] dulce; [+disposition] tranquilo; apacible; [+manner] afable
a man of mild disposition
(Britain) (beer) cerveza suave y de color oscuro
mild steel (n) acero con bajo contenido carbónico
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mild weather
el clima templado
mild climate
clima templado
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