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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (well known)
a. popular
Jessica es la niña más popular de su escuela.Jessica is the most popular girl in her school.
2. (of the people)
a. popular
El país llevó a cabo sus primeras elecciones verdaderamente populares en su historia.The country carried out their first truly popular elections in their history.
3. (mass)
a. popular
En algunas regiones, existe la creencia popular de que andar descalzo provoca enfermedades.In some regions there is a popular belief that going barefoot will make you sick.
4. (poor)
a. working class
Ernesto me advirtió que no visitara los barrios populares de Cali.Ernesto warned me not to visit the working class neighborhoods of Cali.
5. (traditional)
a. folk (art, music)
Disfrutamos escuchando música popular en vivo en nuestro viaje a la sierra de Chiapas.We enjoyed listening to live folk music on our trip to the mountains of Chiapas.
6. (language)
a. colloquial
El lenguaje popular de la gente del pueblo de mi esposa puede ser difícil de entender.The colloquial language of the people in my wife's home town can be difficult to understand.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (del pueblo)
a. popular
2. (arte, música)
a. folk
3. (lenguaje)
a. colloquial
la voluntad popularthe will of the people
4. (famoso aceptado)
a. popular
hacerse popularto catch on
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1 (del pueblo) [+cultura, levantamiento] popular; [+música] popular; folk; [+tradiciones] popular; folk; [+lenguaje] popular; colloquial
el tribunal popular the people's court
2 (de clase obrera)
un barrio popular a working-class neighbourhood o neighborhood; (EEUU)
3 (muy conocido) popular
es un actor muy popular he is a very popular actor; es la más popular de su clase she's the most popular child in her class
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