oral
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oral(
awr
-
uhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (spoken)
a. oral
My grandmother wrote down the oral history that had been passed along to her by her grandmother.Mi abuela anotó la historia oral que le había transmitido su abuela.
b. verbal
It may have been an oral agreement, but the fact that there were dozens of witnesses reinforces its validity.Puede haber sido un acuerdo verbal, pero el hecho de que hubiera docenas de testigos refuerza su validez.
2. (relating to the mouth)
a. bucal
As the daughter of a dentist, she learned good oral hygiene from a very young age.Como hija de dentista, aprendió a tener una buena higiene bucal desde muy temprana edad.
3. (taken by mouth)
a. oral
Amanda's mother took her to get oral contraceptives before she began having sex.La madre de Amanda la llevó a que le dieran anticonceptivos orales antes de que comenzara a tener relaciones sexuales.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (test)
a. el examen oral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to pass an oral with all the professors in the department in order to get my degree.Debo pasar un examen oral con todos los profesores del departamento para conseguir mi licenciatura.
b. el oral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Nora was feeling anxious about having to pass an oral.Nora se sentía ansiosa por tener que pasar un oral.
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oral
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (exam)
a. el (examen m) oral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (tradition, history, skills)
a. oral
3. (agreement)
a. verbal
4. (school)
a.
oral examinationexamen oral
oral sexsexo oral
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oral [ˈɔːrəl]
adjective
1 (spoken) [+history, tradition, exam] oral; (Jur) [+agreement, evidence] verbal
2 (Med) (Anat) [+contraceptive, vaccine, sex] oral; [+hygiene] bucal
noun
(also oral exam) (also oral examination) examen (m) oral
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oral
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
oral(
oh
-
rahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relating to the mouth)
a. oral
Tenemos tabletas, si prefieres tomar el medicamento por vía oral.We have tablets, if you prefer oral administration.
2. (spoken)
a. oral
Tengo que estudiar para el examen oral de mañana.I have to study for tomorrow's oral exam.
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oral
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. oral
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oral
adjective
oral
por vía oral (Med) orally
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