olímpico
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olímpico(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sports)
a. Olympic
El nadador ganó una medalla de oro en los Juegos Olímpicos.The swimmer won a gold medal in the Olympic games.
2. (mythology)
a. Olympian
Todos los dioses olímpicos están representados en el cuadro.All the Olympian gods are portrayed in the painting.
3. (total)
a. utter
Angie hace lo que le plazca, con un desdén olímpico por las normas.Angie does as she pleases with utter disdain for the rules.
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).
4. (sports)
a. Olympic athlete
Los olímpicos recibieron la ovación de sus entrenadores.The Olympic athletes received an ovation from their coaches.
b. Olympian
La ex olímpica vino a la escuela para hablar de sus experiencias.The former Olympian came to the school to talk about her experiences.
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olímpico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sports)
a. Olympic
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olímpicoa olímpica
adjective
1 [+deporte, título] Olympic; (Hist) Olympian
2 (enorme)
nos despreció de forma olímpica he was utterly contemptuous of us; fue una sesión de trabajo olímpica it was a marathon work session
3 (despectivo) dismissive
Olympic athlete
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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