adorno translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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adorno

  
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1    (=objeto)   ornament  
una casa llena de adornos      a house full of ornaments  
  adornos de navidad   Christmas decorations
2    (=decoración)   ornamentation, adornment  
un estilo literario sin adorno superfluo      a literary style with no superfluous ornamentation o adornment  
de adorno      decorative  
macetas de adorno      decorative plant pots  
no se puede comer, está de adorno      you can't eat it, it's just for decoration  
no funciona, está o es de adorno      it doesn't work, it's just for show  
3      (Cos)   trim, trimming
4      (Culin)   garnish
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
de adorno exp.
decorative

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
a literary style with no superfluous ornamentation {o} adornment
exp.
decorative plant pots
v.
it doesn't work, it's just for show
exp.
it doesn't work, it's just for show
exp.
you can't eat it, it's just for decoration
exp.
a house full of ornaments
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'adorno' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el adorno lateral
exp.
es de adorno
exp.
desprovisto de adorno
exp.
es sólo un adorno
exp.
la hermosura sin adorno
n.
1) la floritura, 2) el adorno
exp.
sin los adornos
exp.
la verdad sin adornos
exp.
sin ninguno de sus adornos
exp.
una silla con exquisitos adornos
"adorno": examples and translations in context
Se cayó un adorno del árbol de Navidad. An ornament fell off the Christmas tree.
Eso es lo que significaba, no es sólo un bonito adorno. For the record, that's what it was, not just a pretty ornament.
El adorno perfecto para una mesa ratona. What a perfect decoration on the new coffee table.
Ese palomo quedará muy elegante como adorno del pastel. That pigeon's gonna make a swell cake decoration.
Claire, esta pulsera mía que llevas es un adorno. Claire, my bracelet you're wearing, that's an accessory.
Llevaba un adorno, un broche metálico. I had one piece of jewelry... a metal pin. No.
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