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Significado de “figurative” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "figurative" - Diccionario Inglés

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figurativeadjective

uk   /ˈfɪɡ.ər.ə.tɪv/ us   /ˈfɪɡ.jɚ.ə.tɪv/
  • figurative adjective (ART)

(of a painting, drawing, etc.) representing something as it really looks, rather than in an abstract way
(Definition of figurative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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figurativeadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈfɪɡ·jər·ə·t̬ɪv/ abbreviation fig.
English (of words and phrases) used not with their basic meaning but to suggest part of that meaning: literal and figurative meanings
art Figurative art is based on the shapes of real objects.
figuratively
adverb us   /ˈfɪɡ·jər·ə·t̬ɪv·li/
Figuratively speaking, negotiators succeeded in building a bridge over a wide river in reaching this agreement.
(Definition of figurative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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