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complete en inglés británico

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completeverb [ T ]

uk /kəmˈpliːt/ us /kəmˈpliːt/

complete verb [ T ] (MAKE WHOLE)

A2 to make whole or perfect:

Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided.
He only needs two more cards to complete the set.
All she needed to complete her happiness was a baby.

A2 to write all the details asked for on a form or other document:

Have you completed your application form yet?

Más ejemplos

  • At the last minute, we roped in a couple of spectators to complete the team.
  • I need two more vases to complete the collection.
  • The baby completed our family.
  • Some heavy curtains completed the furnishings in the living room.
  • Her family completed the list of guests.

complete verb [ T ] (FINISH)

A2 to finish doing something:

He's just completed filming his 17th feature film.
The palace took over 20 years to complete.
She will complete her studies in France.

Más ejemplos

  • I have a lot of reading assignments to complete before the end of term.
  • It is not practicable to complete the tunnel before the end of the year.
  • How do you propose to complete the project in such a short time scale?
  • Tick off each item on the list as you complete it.
  • She managed to complete her last film well within budget.

completeadjective

uk /kəmˈpliːt/ us /kəmˈpliːt/

complete adjective (VERY GREAT)

B1 [ before noun ] very great or to the largest degree possible:

The man's a complete fool!
I need a break, a complete change of scene.
I made a complete and utter mess of it!

Más ejemplos

  • I have complete confidence in her. She'll be perfect for the job.
  • All replies will be treated with complete confidentiality.
  • At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers.
  • His answer demonstrated a complete lack of understanding of the question.
  • The evening was a complete disaster.

complete adjective (WHOLE)

B1 with all the parts:

the complete works of Oscar Wilde
The report comes complete with (= including) diagrams and colour photographs.
Sun, sand, and romance - her holiday was complete.

Más ejemplos

  • She bought me the complete dramatic works of Brecht for my birthday.
  • We are now offering you the chance to buy the complete set of pans at half price.
  • Our complete range of carpets is on display in our showroom.
  • If we all club together, we'll be able to get her the complete dinner set.
  • The demonstrators seemed to represent a complete cross-section of society - male and female, old and young, rich and poor.

(Definición de complete del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

complete en inglés americano

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completeadjective

us /kəmˈplit/

complete adjective (WHOLE)

containing all the parts or pieces; whole:

a complete set of dishes
the complete works of Dickens
We wanted a complete record of what everyone said.

complete adjective (VERY GREAT)

very great, without limit, or to the largest degree possible:

The trip began in complete confusion.
She gave me a look of complete indifference.
Toby and Alfredo are complete opposites.
completely
adverb us /kəmˈplit·li/

To be completely honest, I was too scared to say anything.

completeverb [ T ]

us /kəmˈplit/

complete verb [ T ] (FINISH)

to finish doing something:

John has completed 15 marathons.
She completed three years of college, and then took a year off.

complete verb [ T ] (MAKE WHOLE)

to supply all the parts or pieces needed to make something whole:

She needed one more course to complete the requirements for a teaching degree.
completion
noun [ U ] us /kəmˈpli·ʃən/

He was the architect who supervised the completion of the hotel.

(Definición de complete del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)