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Significado de “vague” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "vague" - Diccionario Inglés

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vagueadjective

uk   /veɪɡ/  us   /veɪɡ/
C1 not ​clearlyexpressed, ​known, ​described, or ​decided: I do have a vague ​memory of ​meeting her many ​years ago. The ​patient had ​complained of vague ​pains and ​backache.
C1 not ​clear in ​shape, or not ​clearlyseen: Through the ​mist I could just make out a vague ​figure.
C2 A vague ​person is not ​able to ​thinkclearly, or gives an ​impression of not ​thinkingclearly in ​order to ​hidetheirrealthoughts: My ​aunt is ​incredibly vague - she can never ​remember where she puts things. Their ​report is studiously/​deliberately vague onfutureeconomicprospects.

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vaguely
adverb uk   /ˈveɪɡ.li/  us   /ˈveɪɡ.li/
I vaguely ​remembered having ​met her before. "He's around ​somewhere," she said, ​gesturing vaguely.
vagueness
noun [U] uk   /ˈveɪɡ.nəs/  us   /ˈveɪɡ.nəs/
Given the vagueness of the ​directions, I ​think we did very well to ​find the ​place.
(Definition of vague from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "vague" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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vagueadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /veɪɡ/
not ​clearlystated, ​described, or ​explained, or not ​clearlyseen or ​felt: She had a vague ​feeling that something had gone ​terriblywrong. I have only a vague ​memory of the ​house where I ​lived as a ​child.
A ​person who is vague is not ​able or does not ​wish to ​state, ​describe, or ​explain something ​clearly: Officials were vague about the ship’s ​location.
vaguely
adverb  us   /ˈveɪɡ·li/
She ​stood in ​silence for several ​minutes, only vaguely ​aware of the ​people around her.
(Definition of vague from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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