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Significado de “scent” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "scent" - Diccionario Inglés

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scentnoun

uk   /sent/  us   /sent/
B2 [C] a pleasant natural smell: the scent of roses
[C] a smell produced by an animal that acts as a signal to other animals: The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river.
[C or U] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin: a bottle of scent
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scentverb [T]

uk   /sent/  us   /sent/
If an animal scents something or someone, it knows that person or thing is there because it can smell it, him, or her.
If a person scents something, they have a feeling that they are about to experience it: Halfway through the game, the team could already scent victory.
(Definition of scent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "scent" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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scentnoun [C/U]

 us   /sent/
  • scent noun [C/U] (SMELL)

a smell, esp. when pleasant, or a smell left behind by an animal or person: [C] The scent of lilacs permeated the air. [C] The dogs were onto the lost boy’s scent (= were following his smell).
Scent is also perfume (= liquid with a pleasant smell).

scentverb [T]

 us   /sent/
  • scent verb [T] (FILL WITH SMELL)

to fill an area or place with a smell, esp. a pleasant smell: Perfume scented the air.
  • scent verb [T] (DISCOVER)

to discover someone or something by smelling: The dogs eventually scented the fox.
If you scent something, you have a feeling that something exists or is present: We could scent danger/trouble/success.
(Definition of scent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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