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# Spanish translation of “square”

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## square

noun /skweə/
a four-sided two-dimensional figure with all sides equal in length and all angles right angles
Draw a square Calculate the area of the square.
something in the shape of this.
an open place in a town, with the buildings round it
plaza
a public square
(mathematics) the resulting number when a number is multiplied by itself
3  3, or 32 = 9, so 9 is the square of 3.
squared adjective marked or ruled with squares
squared paper.
having been squared.
directamente, firmemente
He stood squarely in front of me She looked squarely at me.
square centimetre/metre ( often abbreviated to cm2, *m2) an area equal to a square in which each side is one centimetre, metre etc
If the door is 3 metres high and 1.5 metres wide, its area is 4.5 square metres.
square root noun (mathematics) the number which, multiplied by itself, gives the number that is being considered
The square root of 16 is 4 ( 16 = 4).
fair and square
directamente
He hit him fair and square on the nose.
go back to square one to start all over again
empezar de nuevo
After our first attempt failed, we had to go back to square one.
a square deal noun
trato justo
 in Arabic مُرَبَّع, ساحة, ميدان… in Korean 사각형, 광장… in Malaysian segi empat sama, segi empat, lapangan… in French carré, place… in Turkish kare, meydan, alan… in Italian quadrato, piazza… in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 正方形，四方形, 正方形物，四方形物… in Russian квадрат, площадь, квадрат величины… in Polish kwadrat, plac, druga potęga… in Vietnamese hình vuông, vuông, quảng trường… in Portuguese quadrado, praça… in Thai สี่เหลี่ยมจัตุรัส, พื้นที่สี่เหลี่ยม, ตึกที่มีถนนสี่ด้าน… in German das Quadrat, der Platz… in Catalan quadrat, plaça… in Japanese 正方形, 広場, スクエア… in Indonesian bujur sangkar, benda bujur sangkar, lapangan… in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 正方形，四方形, 正方形物，四方形物…
(Definition of square from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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