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Significado de “foul” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "foul" - Diccionario Inglés

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fouladjective

uk   /faʊl/  us   /faʊl/
C1 extremelyunpleasant: Those ​toiletssmell foul! I've had a foul ​day at ​work. Why are you in such a foul ​mood this ​morning? What foul ​weather!
C1 Foul ​speech or other ​language is ​offensive, ​rude, or ​shocking: There's too much foul language on TV these ​days.

foulnoun [C]

uk   /faʊl/  us   /faʊl/

foulverb

uk   /faʊl/  us   /faʊl/
  • foul verb (MAKE DIRTY)

[T] formal to ​spoil or ​damage something by making it ​dirty: The ​oilspill fouled the ​river and ​destroyedhabitats.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of foul from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "foul" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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fouladjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /fɑʊl/
extremelyunpleasant: a foul ​odor a foul ​mood They were using foul ​language (= ​rude or ​offensivelanguage).

foulnoun [C]

 us   /fɑʊl/
  • foul noun [C] (SPORTS)

(esp. in ​basketball) an ​act that is against the ​rules of a ​sport, sometimes causing ​injury to another ​player, or a ​punishment given to a ​player for ​breaking the ​rules: an ​intentional foul a ​flagrant foul
In ​baseball, foul also ​means foul ​ball

foulverb

 us   /fɑʊl/
  • foul verb (MAKE DIRTY)

[T] to ​pollute something or make it ​dirty: The ​oilslick fouled the California ​coastline.
  • foul verb (SPORTS)

[I/T] to ​commit a foul against another ​player: [T] Sahlstrom was fouled after the ​shot.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of foul from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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