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figure

noun /ˈfiɡə, (American) ˈfiɡjər/
the form or shape of a person
figura
A mysterious figure came towards me That girl has got a good figure.
a (geometrical) shape
figura
The page was covered with a series of triangles, squares and other geometrical figures.
a symbol representing a number
cifra, número
a six-figure telephone number.
a diagram or drawing to explain something
diagrama
The parts of a flower are shown in figure 3.
figurative /-rətiv/ adjective of or using figures of speech
figurado
figurative language.
figuratively adverb
figuradamente, metafóricamente
The word is being used figuratively in this sentence.
figurehead noun a person who is officially a leader but who does little or has little power
títere
She is the real leader of the party – he is only a figurehead.
an ornamental figure (usually of carved wood) attached to the front of a ship.
figura de proa
figure of speech noun one of several devices (eg metaphor, simile) for using words not with their ordinary meanings but to make a striking effect.
figura retórica
figure out phrasal verb to understand
comprender
I can’t figure out why he said that.
(Definition of figure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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