delicacy translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "delicacy" - English-Spanish dictionary

delicacy

noun   /ˈdel.ɪ.kə.si/
something especially rare or expensive that is good to eat manjar In some parts of the world, sheep’s eyes are considered a great delicacy.8552284
[no plural] acting and speaking carefully so that no one is offended, or the possibility of causing offence delicadeza He raised the matter with great delicacy. I don’t think you fully appreciate the delicacy of the situation.1789
[no plural] the quality of being easy to damage or looking very easy to damage delicadeza Because of their great delicacy, the books cannot be moved.1980
[no plural] the quality of being done carefully or gently delicadeza We admired the delicacy of her brush strokes.976
(Definition of delicacy from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunburned

Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More