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Significado de “pure” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "pure" - Diccionario Inglés

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pureadjective

uk   /pjʊər/ us   /pjʊr/
  • pure adjective (NOT MIXED)

B1 not mixed with anything else: a pure cotton shirt pure orange juice pure English honey a pure Arab horse
A pure colour is not mixed with any other colour: a swan's pure white plumage
A pure sound is clear and perfect: the pure vocal tones of the choirboy
B1 clean and free from harmful substances: The mountain air was wonderfully pure. Tap water is never chemically pure.
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  • pure adjective (COMPLETE)

B2 [before noun] complete; only: It was pure coincidence/chance that we met. This last month has been pure hell. Her face had a look of pure delight. The president dismissed the newspaper reports as pure speculation.
[before noun] used to refer to an area of study that is studied only for the purpose of developing theories about it, not for the purpose of using those theories in a practical way: pure mathematics pure economics
pure and simple
used after a noun to mean "and nothing else": He is motivated by greed, pure and simple.

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(Definition of pure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "pure" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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pureadjective

us   /pjʊr/
  • pure adjective (NOT MIXED)

[-er/-est only] not mixed with anything else: The scarf is pure silk. It was a moment of pure joy. The mountain air was fresh and pure (= not polluted).
  • pure adjective (MORALLY GOOD)

[-er/-est only] morally good, or relating to someone’s inner character: His motives were pure, but his approach was tactless.
  • pure adjective (COMPLETE)

[not gradable] complete; only: Getting the job was pure luck.
purity
noun [U] us   /ˈpjʊr·ət̬·i/
the quality or state of not being mixed with anything else: The purity of the city’s water is checked regularly at its reservoirs.
purity
noun [U] us   /ˈpjʊr·ɪ·t̬i/
the quality of having good morals and a good character: purity of heart
(Definition of pure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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