Significado de “mystery” - Diccionario inglés

mystery en inglés británico

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mysterynoun

uk /ˈmɪs.tər.i/ us /ˈmɪs.tɚ.i/

mystery noun (STRANGE/UNKNOWN THING)

B1 [ C or U ] something strange or not known that has not yet been explained or understood:

How the massive stones were brought here from hundreds of miles away is/remains a mystery.
The mystery was solved when the police discovered the murder weapon.
The book tries to explain some of the mysteries of life.
The details of the scandal remain cloaked/shrouded/wrapped in mystery.
It's a complete mystery (to me) that/why (= I do not understand why) she married him at all!

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

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mysterynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈmɪs·tə·ri/

something strange or unknown which has not yet been explained or understood:

[ C ] Despite years of study, sleepwalking remains a mystery.
[ U ] The details of the scandal are shrouded in mystery.

A mystery is also a book, movie, or play about a crime or other event that is difficult to explain:

[ C ] a murder mystery
mysterious
adjective us /mɪˈstɪər·i·əs/

He tried to convince this mysterious woman to go out with him.
mysteriously
adverb us /mɪˈstɪər·i·əs·li/

The light mysteriously came on, although no one was near the switch.

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(Definición de mystery de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)