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Spanish translation of “figure”


noun /ˈfiɡə, (American) ˈfiɡjər/
the form or shape of a person A mysterious figure came towards me That girl has got a good figure. a (geometrical) shape The page was covered with a series of triangles, squares and other geometrical figures. a symbol representing a number a six-figure telephone number. a diagram or drawing to explain something The parts of a flower are shown in figure 3. figurative /-rətiv/ adjective of or using figures of speech figurative language. figuratively adverb
figuradamente, metafóricamente
figurehead noun a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power She is the real leader of the party – he is only a figurehead. an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship. figure of speech one of several devices (eg metaphor, simile) for using words not with their ordinary meanings but to make a striking effect. figure out to understand I can’t figure out why he said that.
(Definition of figure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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