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Definición de “proverbial” en inglés

proverbial

adjective uk   /prəˈvɜː.bi.əl/ us    /-ˈvɝː-/
as used in a proverb or other phrase: He's got to pull the proverbial finger out. well known: his proverbial good humour
proverbially
adverb uk   /-ə.li/ us  
(Definition of proverbial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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