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Significado de “penetrating” - Diccionario Inglés

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penetratingadjective

uk   /ˈpen.ɪ.treɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈpen.ə.treɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
  • penetrating adjective (LOUD)

very loud: I heard a penetrating scream. He has a very penetrating voice.
  • penetrating adjective (UNDERSTANDING)

used to describe a way of looking at someone in which you seem to know what they are thinking
a penetrating mind
a mind that understands things quickly and well
(Definition of penetrating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "penetrating" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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penetratingadjective

 us   /ˈpen·ɪˌtreɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
  • penetrating adjective (SHARP)

very loud: I heard a penetrating scream.
Someone with penetrating eyes or a penetrating gaze seems able to understand or know you just by looking at you.
  • penetrating adjective (UNDERSTANDING)

showing a very good understanding: a penetrating critique penetrating observations
(Definition of penetrating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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