Significado de “concrete” - en el Diccionario Inglés

concrete en inglés británico

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concretenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/

B2 a very hard building material made by mixing together cement, sand, small stones, and water:

reinforced concrete
a concrete floor/path
a grey concrete building

Más ejemplos

  • The bomb shelter has concrete walls that are three metres thick.
  • The foundation of the house is built from rubble overlaid with concrete.
  • A row of reinforced concrete pillars supports the bridge.
  • Weeds were pushing up through the cracks in the concrete.
  • Don't walk on the concrete until it has set.

concreteverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/ UK

concreteadjective

uk /ˈkɒŋ.kriːt/ us /ˈkɑːn.kriːt/

C1 clear and certain, or real and existing in a form that can be seen or felt:

They think she killed her husband, but they have no concrete evidence.
We have a general idea of what we want, but nothing concrete at the moment.

Más ejemplos

  • It is sometimes easier to illustrate an abstract concept by analogy with something concrete.
  • He drew attention to the absence of concrete evidence against the defendant.
  • I have a suspicion that he's having an affair, though I don't have any concrete proof.

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

concrete en inglés americano

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concretenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɑn·krit, kɑnˈkrit/

concrete noun [ U ] (HARD MATERIAL)

a very hard building material made by mixing together cement (= powdered substance), sand, small stones, and water:

concrete steps

concreteadjective

us /ˈkɑn·krit, kɑnˈkrit/

concrete adjective (CERTAIN)

based on sure facts or existing things rather than guesses or theories:

Police have no concrete evidence linking him to the crime.
We have not yet received a concrete proposal.

English If a statement, argument, or discussion is concrete, it is based on actual things and particular examples.

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