remoto

remoto(
rreh
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moh
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (far away in space)
a. remote
Las criaturas míticas viven en una región fría y remota en el norte.The mythical creatures live in a cold and remote region in the north.
b. distant
Los piratas escondieron el cofre del tesoro en una isla remota.The pirates hid the treasure chest on a distant island.
c. faraway
Los esclavos traídos a Roma provenían de una tierra remota.The slaves brought to Rome came from a faraway land.
2. (far away in time)
a. far-off
Esta hierba medicinal se utiliza desde tiempos remotos.This medicinal herb has been in use since far-off times.
b. distant
Creo que, en un futuro remoto, tendremos coches voladores.I think that we will have flying cars in the distant future.
3. (unlikely)
a. remote
Los rayos pueden alcanzar a los aviones, pero solo es una posibilidad remota.Lightning can hit airplanes, but there's only a remote possibility.
b. faint
Tenemos la remota esperanza de encontrar al perro que se perdió.We have the faint hope of finding the dog that escaped.
4. (not clear)
a. faint
Tengo una imagen remota del lugar, pero no recuerdo cómo era exactamente.I have a faint image of the place, but I can't remember exactly what it was like.
5. (electronics)
a. remote
Hay que ponerle pilas nuevas al control remoto para el televisor.The remote control for the television needs new batteries.
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remoto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. ((gen) &)
a. remote
no tengo ni la más remota ideaI haven't got the faintest idea
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
remoto
adjective
1 (en el tiempo) far-off; distant
en épocas remotas in far-off o distant times
2 (en el espacio) faraway; distant
en un país remoto in a faraway o distant country
3 (poco probable) remote
existe la remota posibilidad de que venga there is a remote possibility o a very slight chance he may come; no tengo ni la más remota idea I haven't the faintest o remotest idea; no se me ocurriría insultarle ni por lo más remoto it would never enter my head to insult him; —¿te enfrentarías a él? —¡ni por lo más remoto! "would you stand up to him?" — "no way o not on your life!"
al presidente del Gobierno no se le ocurre ni por lo más remoto ir a unas elecciones anticipadas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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