Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “allegory” en inglés

allegory

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈæl.ə.ɡə.ri/ us    /-ɡɔːr.i/
a story, play, poem, picture, or other work in which the characters and events represent particular qualities or ideas, related to morals, religion, or politics: The play can be read as allegory. Augustine's "City of God" is an allegory of the triumph of Good over Evil.
allegorical
adjective uk   /ˌæl.əˈɡɒr.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈɡɔːr-/
allegorically
adverb uk   /ˌæl.ɪˈɡɒr.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈɡɔːr-/
(Definition of allegory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de allegory
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “allegory” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

from the word go

from the start of something

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más