savage

savage(
sah
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vihj
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (wild)
a. salvaje
The prince and his horse were chased by a savage boar.Un jabalí salvaje persiguió al príncipe y a su caballo.
2. (ferocious)
a. feroz
We're about to speak with one of the witnesses to today's savage attack.En un instante hablaremos con uno de los testigos del feroz ataque que tuvo lugar hoy.
b. violento
The knight dealt his enemy a savage blow with his sword.El caballero le asestó un golpe de espada violento a su enemigo.
c. despiadado
He authored a savage criticism of the actor's performance.Escribió una crítica despiadada del desempeño del actor.
3. (uncivilized)
a. primitivo
The inhabitants we have encountered up to now are savage, simple people.Los habitantes que hemos encontrado hasta ahora son primitivos y simples.
4. (radical)
a. drástico
The business wouldn't have been able to continue without savage reductions.La empresa no habría podido seguir sin recortes drásticos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(uncivilized person)
a. el salvaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la salvaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
On the third day, our expedition encountered a tribe of savages living in the jungle.Al tercer día, nuestra expedición se topó con una tribu de salvajes que vivía en la selva.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to criticize)
a. criticar con saña
Protestors savaged the behavior of the mayor.Los manifestantes criticaron con saña el comportamiento del alcalde.
7. (to assault)
a. atacar salvajemente
A group of hoodlums savaged me the moment I left the movie theater.Un grupo de matones me atacó salvajemente en cuanto salí del cine.
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savage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (old-fashioned)
a. el salvaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la salvaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (animal, person)
a. salvaje
3. (attack)
a. salvaje, feroz
4. (criticism)
a. virulento(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (attack physically)
a. atacar salvajemente
6. (fig)
a. criticar con saña or virulencia (criticize)
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savage [ˈsævɪdʒ]
adjective
1 (ferocious) [+animal, attack] feroz; salvaje; [+person] salvaje; [+blow] violento; [+war, criticism, remark] despiadado
to have a savage temper tener un carácter muy violento
2 (primitive) [+custom, tribe] salvaje; primitivo
3 (drastic) [+cuts, reductions] drástico; radical
noun
salvaje (m)
transitive verb
1 (injure) atacar salvajemente
two children have been savaged by an alsatian dos niños fueron salvajemente atacados por un pastor alemán
She was savaged by a bear
2 (criticize) atacar ferozmente or despiadadamente
she was savaged by the press la prensa la atacó ferozmente or despiadadamente; la prensa se ensañó con ella
an opposition spokesman savaged the Government's housing programme On November 3rd the bill was savaged in the House of Lords ...a week-long official visit to Spain where he was savaged by the Spanish press
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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