An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (eye-catching)
a. llamativo
The striking colors on the peacock's tale attracted the peahen.Los colores llamativos de la cola del pavo real atrajeron a la pava real.
b. sorprendente
They weren't twins, but they bore a striking resemblance to one another.No eran gemelos, pero su parecido era sorprendente.
c. impresionante
Her striking beauty left all the boys staring at her.Los chicos no podían apartar la mirada de esa belleza impresionante.
d. notable
The Grand Canyon is a striking example of the power of water erosion.El Gran Cañón es un ejemplo notable del poder de la erosión del agua.
2. (work-related)
a. en huelga
The striking workers refused to return to work until their demands were met.Los obreros en huelga se negaron a regresar al trabajo hasta que sus demandas fueran atendidas.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (noticeable, surprising)
a. chocante, sorprendente
2. (impressive)
a. deslumbrante
3. (worker)
a. en huelga
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striking [ˈstraɪkɪŋ]
1 (remarkable, arresting) [+picture, clothes, colour] llamativo; [+contrast] notable; [+similarity, difference] sorprendente; [+beauty] imponente; impresionante; [+woman] imponente
her striking good looks su imponente or impresionante belleza; to bear a striking resemblance to sb parecerse muchísimo a algn; the most striking feature of the house el detalle que más llama la atención de la casa; her thesis has several striking features su tesis contiene varios aspectos sobresalientes
he has striking features his latest novel has many striking features A big sycamore growing near the house is a striking [feature] the most striking features of the disease
it is striking that ... es impresionante que ...
a striking woman
a striking clock un reloj que marca las horas
3 (Ind)
the striking workers los obreros en huelga
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