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Significado de “size” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "size" - Diccionario Inglés

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sizenoun

uk   /saɪz/ us   /saɪz/
  • size noun (AMOUNT)

A2 [C or U] how large or small something or someone is: We are concerned about the size of our debt. Some kinds of trees grow to a huge size. What is the size of that window? The field was about ten acres in size. He had a lump on his head the size of (= the same size as) an egg. The baby is a good size (= quite large). I was amazed at the size of their kitchen (= it was very big).

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  • size noun (MEASURE)

A2 [C] one of the standard measures according to which goods are made or sold: a size 14 dress Do these shoes come (= are they made) in children's sizes? What size are you?/What is your size?/What size do you take? Would you like to try the coat (on) for size (= see how well it fits you), sir? We'll need to get the carpet cut to size (= cut so that it fits).

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  • size noun (GLUE)

[U] specialized fabrics a substance like glue that gives stiffness and a hard, shiny surface to cloth, paper, etc.

sizeverb [T]

uk   /saɪz/ us   /saɪz/
(Definition of size from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "size" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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sizenoun

us   /sɑɪz/
  • size noun (DEGREE)

[C/U] the degree to which something or someone is large or small: [C] an average size [U] to double in size [U] Have you seen the size of their house? [C] Skirts come in many colors and sizes. [U] The camera is roughly the size of a business-card case.
  • size noun (MEASURE)

[C] one of the standard measures according to which goods are made or sold: She generally wears a size 12. What is your shoe size? The boxes come in many sizes.

sizeadjective

us   /ˌsɑɪz/ also sized, /ˌsɑɪzd/
  • size adjective (OF PARTICULAR DEGREE)

of a particular size: The house is tiny, just three medium-size rooms and a kitchen. We can give you a special rental rate on a full-sized car (= a large car).
(Definition of size from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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sizenoun

uk   /saɪz/ us  
[C] MEASURES one of the standard measures according to which things are made or sold: a size 14 dress The products come in three sizes.
[C or U] how big or small something is: The maximum loan size is €125,000. Voters were angry at the size of the budget deficit. No matter what size company you work for, you will learn valuable lessons about how to find your customers and reach out to them. Regardless of size and industry, most organizations devote considerable time and resources to developing unique, profitable areas of competence. Despite the potential market size, no bank was interested in their proposal.double/triple/quadruple in size The share sale will enable the company to double in size over the next three years.
one size fits all
the idea that one set of rules, one solution, etc. is suitable for any situation: The major charitable foundations were working on the assumption that one size fits all. When it comes to choosing an online broker, one size doesn't always fit all.

sizeverb [T]

uk   /saɪz/ us  
to make something a particular size: Word allows you to size the font in a document.
to measure how big or small something is: Demographic data is critical in helping companies size their markets.
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(Definition of size from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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