vulgar
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vulgar(
vuhl
-
guhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (rude)
a. grosero
What a vulgar child speaking to his mother that way in the supermarket!¡Qué niño tan grosero hablándole así a su mamá en el supermercado!
b. vulgar
Marcia scolded Enrique for being vulgar.Marcia le regañó a Enrique por comportarse de forma vulgar.
2. (unrefined)
a. ordinario
It's against the rules to make vulgar remarks at the fashion show.Se prohibe hacer comentarios ordinarios en el desfile de moda.
b. vulgar
That shade of blue is so vulgar; I prefer navy blue.Ese tono de azul es tan vulgar; prefiero el azul marino.
c. de mal gusto
Sandra's living room wall is covered in a vulgar red velvet.La pared de la sala de Sandra está cubierta de un terciopelo rojo de mal gusto.
d. chabacano
I don't understand how you can like that vulgar show.No entiendo como es que te pueda gustar ese programa chabacano.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(of the people)
a. del vulgo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Whenever there are elections, the political parties try and align themselves with daily vulgar concerns.En tiempos de elecciones, los partidos políticos intentan alinearse con las preocupaciones cotidianas del vulgo.
4. (linguistics)
a. vulgar
The vulgar tongue of a country is the language of the masses.La lengua vulgar de un país es el idioma de las masas.
5. (mathematics) (United Kingdom)
a. común
A vulgar fraction has integers in the numerator and the denominator.Una fracción común tiene enteros en el numerador y el denominador.
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vulgar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (rude)
a. vulgar, grosero(a)
2. (in poor taste)
a. ordinario(a), chabacano(a)
3. (habit)
a. grosero(a)
don't be vulgar!¡no seas grosero!
4. (mathematics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
vulgar fractionfracción f, quebrado m
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vulgar [ˈvʌlɡəʳ]
adjective
1 (unrefined, coarse) [+person, taste] ordinario; vulgar
it is vulgar to talk about money hablar de dinero es una ordinariez or vulgaridad; hablar de dinero es de mala educación
2 (tasteless) de mal gusto; vulgar
3 (indecent) [+joke] verde; colorado; (LAm) [+song] grosero; [+person, comedian] grosero; ordinario
4 (of the people) vulgar
vulgar belief has it that ...
Vulgar Latin latín (m) vulgar; in the vulgar tongue en la lengua vulgar or vernácula
that is a vulgar error
5 (Mat)
vulgar fraction fracción (f) común
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vulgar
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vulgar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (no refinado)
a. vulgar
2. (corriente, común)
a. ordinary, common
3. (no técnico)
a. non-technical, lay
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vulgar
adjective
1 (no refinado) [+lengua, gusto, vestido] vulgar; [+modales, rasgos] coarse
2 (común, corriente) [+persona, físico] ordinary; common; [+suceso, vida] ordinary; everyday
vulgar y corriente ordinary; el hombre vulgar the ordinary man; the common man
3 (no técnico) common
"glóbulo blanco" es el nombre vulgar del leucocito "white blood cell" is the common name for leucocyte
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