polished

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polished(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (shiny)
a. pulido
Erin slipped on the smooth, polished surface of the bathroom tiles.Erin resbaló en la superficie lisa y pulida de las baldosas del baño.
b. brillante
The car boasts a polished walnut dashboard.El auto tiene un tablero de mandos de nogal brillante.
c. lustrado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Alex turned up in a suit and tie and newly polished shoes.Alex se presentó con terno y corbata y zapatos recién lustrados.
2. (refined)
a. refinado
When I took my boyfriend to meet my parents, they were surprised and impressed by his polished manners.Cuando llevé a mi novio a conocer a mis padres, se sorprendieron y se admiraron de sus modales refinados.
b. elegante
Hollins scored a second goal with his usual polished style.Hollins marcó un segundo gol con el elegante estilo al que nos tiene acostumbrados.
3. (accomplished)
a. pulido
I got an A for my essay. The teacher said it was very polished.Saqué un sobresaliente en el trabajo. El profesor dijo que estaba muy pulido.
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polished
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wood, metal, stone)
a. pulido(a)
2. (shoes)
a. brillante, limpio(a)
3. (floor)
a. encerado(a)
4. (manners)
a. refinado(a)
5. (style)
a. acabado(a), pulido(a)
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polished [ˈpɒlɪʃt]
adjective
1 [+metal, wood] pulido
2 [+style etc] pulido; elegante; [+person] culto; refinado; [+manners] refinado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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