profundo

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profundo(
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foon
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (large distance downward)
a. deep
Ten cuidado de no caer en ese pozo profundo.Be careful not to fall into that deep well.
2. (intense)
a. profound
Los libros de García Márquez tocan temas profundos.García Márquez's books touch on profound subjects.
b. deep
Al ver que no llegaban, Carmen sintió una preocupación profunda.When they didn't arrive, Carmen felt a deep concern.
3. (sleep)
a. deep
Después de jugar todo el día, los niños cayeron en un sueño profundo.After playing all day, the children fell into a deep sleep.
b. sound
Timoteo intentó despertar a su hermano, pero estaba en un sueño profundo.Timoteo tried to wake his brother up, but he was sound asleep.
4. (voice)
a. deep
Con esa voz profunda debería ser locutor de radio.With such a deep voice, you should consider becoming a radio announcer.
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profundo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (hoyo, río, raíces, herida)
a. deep
es un lago muy poco profundoit's a very shallow lake
2. (fig)
a.
la España profundabackward, traditional Spain
3. (libro, sentimiento)
a. profound, deep
4. (sueño)
a. deep
5. (dolor, alegría)
a. intense
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profundo
adjective
1 (hondo) deep
tener 20cm de profundo to be 20cm deep; be 20cm in depth; ¿cuánto tiene de profundo? how deep is it?; poco profundo shallow
una piscina poco profunda
2 (intenso) [+suspiro, voz, respiración] deep; [+nota] low; deep; [+sueño] deep; sound; [+misterio, pensador] profound
siento un profundo respeto hacia él I have great o a deep respect for him; las imágenes le produjeron una profunda impresión the pictures made a profound impression on him; conocedor profundo del arte expert in the art; en lo profundo del alma in the depths of one's soul; estaban inmersos en una profunda oscuridad they were enveloped by a profound darkness (literario)
3
en la Francia profunda in the French heartland; en el Sussex profundo in deepest Sussex; deep in Sussex
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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