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Significado de “artificial” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "artificial" - Diccionario Inglés

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artificialadjective

uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬əˈfɪʃ.əl/
B2 made by people, often as a copy of something natural: clothes made of artificial fibres an artificial heart an artificial lake artificial fur/sweeteners/flowers
C2 disapproving not sincere: Their cheerfulness seemed rather strained and artificial.

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artificiality
noun [U] uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬əˌfɪʃ.iˈæl.ə.t̬i/
artificially
adverb uk   /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl.i/  us   /ˌɑːr.t̬əˈfɪʃ.əl.i/
B2 Most mushrooms sold in supermarkets have been grown artificially (= not in natural conditions) in manure.
(Definition of artificial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "artificial" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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artificialadjective

 us   /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·əl/
  • artificial adjective (PRODUCED)

made by people, often as a copy of something natural: artificial flowers artificial grass an artificial leg
  • artificial adjective (NOT SINCERE)

not sincere; not truly intended: an artificial smile
artificiality
noun [U]  us   /ˌɑr·t̬əˌfɪʃ·iˈæl·ət̬·i/
The actors were encouraged to speak in flat, speedy tones (= quality of the voice), reinforcing the artificiality of an already unreal-seeming piece.
artificially
adverb  us   /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·ə·li/
Those oranges have been artificially colored.
(Definition of artificial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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