polvoriento

polvoriento(
pohl
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boh
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ryehn
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toh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (full of dust)
a. dusty (surface)
No creo que nadie viva aquí. Los muebles están polvorientos y no hay comida en la despensa.I don't think anyone lives here. The furniture is dusty, and there's no food in the pantry.
La casa estaba polvorienta porque hacía meses que no se limpiaba.The house was dusty because it had been months since it was last cleaned.
b. powdery (substance)
La policía se incautó de la sustancia polvorienta que había en el sobre.The police took possession of the powdery substance in the envelope.
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polvoriento
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (superficie)
a. dusty
2. (sustancia)
a. powdery
polvoriento
adjective
1 [+superficie] dusty
2 [+sustancia] powdery
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