sordid
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sordid(
sawr
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dihd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (morally distasteful)
a. sórdido
The whole sordid affair came to light when Beto admitted signing the export license for the arms.Salió a la luz todo el sórdido asunto cuando Beto confesó haber firmado el permiso de exportación de las armas.
2. (squalid)
a. miserable
The family lived in a sordid little apartment east of Troost, in Kansas City.La familia vivía en un miserable departamentito al este de Troost en Kansas City.
b. sórdido
Vin arranged to meet me in some café in the sordid backstreets of Hong Kong.Vin quedó en que nos viéramos en alguna cafetería de las sórdidas callejuelas de Hong Kong.
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sordid
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. sórdido(a)
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sordid [ˈsɔːdɪd]
adjective
[+place, room etc] miserable; sórdido; [+deal, motive etc] mezquino
it's a pretty sordid business es un asunto de lo más desagradable
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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