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Translation of "gold" - English-Spanish dictionary

gold

noun [no plural]   /ɡəʊld/
A2 a valuable, shiny, yellow metal used to make jewellery oro
adjective   /ɡəʊld/
A2 made of gold de oro gold jewellery
A2 being the shiny yellow colour of gold dorado gold paint
(Definition of gold from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gold

noun /ɡould/
(chemistry ) (symbol Au) an element, a precious yellow metal used for making jewellery/jewelry etc oro This watch is made of gold (also adjective) a gold watch.
coins, jewellery/jewelry etc made of gold. oro
the colour/color of the metal oro; dorado the shades of brown and gold of autumn leaves (also adjective) a gold carpet.
golden adjective
of gold or the colour/color of gold dorado, de oro golden hair.
(of a wedding anniversary, jubilee etc) fiftieth de oro They will celebrate their golden wedding (anniversary) next month.
goldfish noun ( plural goldfish)
a small golden-yellow fish often kept as a pet pez de colores The child kept a goldfish in a bowl.
gold-leaf noun
gold beaten into a very thin sheet pan de oro a brooch covered with gold-leaf.
gold medal noun
in competitions, the medal awarded as first prize medalla de oro What are his chances of winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games?
goldmine noun
a place where gold is mined. mina de oro
a source of wealth or profit mina (de oro) That clothes shop is an absolute gold-mine.
goldrush noun
a rush of people to a part of a country where gold has been discovered. fiebre del oro
goldsmith noun
a person who makes jewellery/jewelry, ornaments etc of gold. orfebre
as good as gold
very well-behaved (bueno como) un ángel The baby was as good as gold, and did not cry at all.
golden opportunity noun
a very good opportunity oportunidad de oro/única/excelente This was a golden opportunity for her to gain some useful work experience.
(Definition of gold from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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