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shape

noun /ʃeip/
the external form or outline of anything
forma
People are all (of) different shapes and sizes The house is built in the shape of a letter L.
an indistinct form
figura, bulto
I saw a large shape in front of me in the darkness.
condition or state
forma
You’re in better physical shape than I am.
shaped adjective having a certain shape
en forma de
A rugby ball is egg-shaped.
shapeless adjective lacking shape
amorfo, sin forma definida
She was wearing a shapeless, baggy coat.
shapelessness noun
aspecto amorfo
shapely adjective well-formed and having an attractive shape
curvilíneo, proporcionado
She has long, shapely legs.
shapeliness noun
buenas proporciones
the shapeliness of her body.
in any shape (or form) at all
del tipo que sea
I don’t accept bribes in any shape or form.
out of shape not in the proper shape
deformado
I sat on my hat and it’s rather out of shape.
take shape to develop into a definite form
tomar forma
My garden is gradually taking shape.
Translations of “shape”
in Korean 모양, 형태…
in Arabic شَكْل…
in French forme, forme indistincte…
in Italian forma, taglio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 形狀,形態,外形, 圖形…
in Russian форма, очертание…
in Turkish şekil, biçim…
in Polish kształt…
in Portuguese forma, formato…
in German die Form, die Gestalt, die Verfassung…
in Catalan forma…
in Japanese 形…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 形状,形态,外形, 图形…
(Definition of shape from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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