eclectic translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "eclectic" - English-Spanish dictionary

eclectic

adjective   /ɪˈklek.tɪk/ formal
Methods, beliefs, ideas, etc. that are eclectic combine whatever seem the best or most useful things from many different areas or systems, rather than following a single system. combining whatever seem the best or most useful things from many different areas or systems, rather than following a single system ecléctico an eclectic style/approach an eclectic taste in literature1961
eclectically adverb   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ eclecticism noun [no plural]   /-tɪ.sɪ.zəm/
(Definition of eclectic from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

eclectic

adjective /iˈklektik/
choosing the best ideas, people, or things from a wide variety of sources ecléctico His music is an eclectic mix of jazz styles from New Orleans to Miles Davis.
eclectically adverb
eclécticamente It is recommended that teachers use these learning materials eclectically.
eclecticism noun
eclecticismo
(Definition of eclectic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More