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Translation of "open" - English-Spanish dictionary

open

adjective /ˈəupən/
not shut, allowing entry or exit abierto an open box The gate is wide open. allowing the inside to be seen abierto an open book. ready for business etc abierto The shop is open on Sunday afternoons After the fog had cleared, the airport was soon open again The gardens are open to the public. not kept secret abierto an open show of affection. frank abierto, franco He was very open with me about his work. still being considered etc abierto Let’s leave the matter open for the time being. empty, with no trees, buildings etc abierto I like to be out in the open country an open space. opener noun something that opens (something) abridor a tin opener. opening noun a hole; a clear or open space abertura, brecha an opening in the fence/forest. a beginning comienzo the opening of the film (also adjective) the chairman’s opening remarks. the act of becoming or making open, the ceremony of making open apertura, inauguración the opening of a flower/shop/door the opening of the new theatre. an opportunity for work oportunidad There are good openings in the IT industry. openly adverb frankly abiertamente She talked very openly about it. openness noun the quality of being honest and not hiding anything abierto His openness about his problems is admirable. the willingness to accept new ideas or changes amplitud receptiva She demonstrated an openness to change. the fact that an area is not enclosed or surrounded amplitud, espacio the openness of the desert landscape. open-air adjective outside al aire libre an open-air meeting. open day noun (British ) a day when a school or other organization allows people to visit it and see the work that goes on there; open house (American) día abierto a todos open-minded adjective willing to consider new ideas liberal, imparcial an open-minded approach to the problem. open-plan adjective (of a building) built with few walls inside despejado, con espacio abierto an open-plan office. be an open secret to be known to many people although supposed to be a secret ser un secreto a voces It’s an open secret that she’s getting married next week. bring (something) out into the open to make (something) public divulgar, sacar a la luz pública This affair has been kept a secret for too long – it’s time it was brought out into the open. in the open outside; in the open air al descubierto, al aire libre It’s very healthy for children to be able to play in the open. in the open air not in a building al aire libre If it doesn’t rain, we’ll have the party in the open air. keep/have an open mind to have a willingness to listen to or accept new ideas, other people’s suggestions etc (eg before making a decision) mantener las opciones abiertas It doesn’t seem to be a very good plan, but I think we should keep an open mind about it for the time being. open on to phrasal verb (of a door etc) to open towards dar a Our front door opens straight on to the street. the open sea noun any area of sea far from land mar abierto When they reached the open sea, they were faced with large waves. open to likely or willing to receive dispuesto a, abierto a, expuesto a He left himself open to charges of corruption We are always open to suggestions from any member of staff. possible posible There are only two courses of action open to us. open up phrasal verb to open (a shop etc) abrir I open up the shop at nine o’clock every morning. to open (a box etc) completely abrir He opened up the parcel. to open the (main) door of a building etc abrir ’Open up!’ shouted the policeman. ’We know you are in there!’ with open arms in a very friendly way con los brazos abiertos They received their visitors with open arms.
(Definition of open from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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