Übersetzung von “figurative” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch

figurative

adjective uk /ˈfɪɡ.ər.ə.tɪv/ us /-ɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/

written abbreviation fig. (of words and phrases) used not with their basic meaning but with a more imaginative meaning, in order to create a special effect

figurado
Of course, she was using the termmassacre’ in the figurative sense.
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(of a painting, drawing, etc.) representing something as it really looks, rather than in an abstract way

figurativo

(Übersetzung von “figurative” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)