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superficial

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not deep)
a. superficial
Pepe se cortó con el cuchillo, pero la herida fue solo superficial.Pepe cut himself on his knife, but it was only a superficial injury.
b. surface
Para el experimento se debe tomar en cuenta la temperatura superficial del agua.In the experiment, water surface temperature must be taken into account.
2. (frivolous)
a. superficial
Tuvimos una plática bastante aburrida y superficial sobre el trabajo.We had a rather boring and superficial talk about work.
b. shallow
Ana es muy superficial; solo le importa lo material.Ana is very shallow; she only cares about material things.
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superficial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (también fig)
a. superficial
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superficial
adjective
1 [+herida] superficial; skin
2 (poco perceptible) [+interés] superficial; [+mirada] brief; perfunctory; [+carácter] shallow; [+medidas] surface
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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