adorno translation English | 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
exp.
you can't eat it, it's just for decoration
exp.
it doesn't work, it's just for show
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
Una venda es como un adorno. A band is like an ornament.
Eres un adorno para el escenario. You are an ornament to our stage.
Esta cosa no es de adorno. This thing isn't here for decoration.
- Este cartel no es un adorno. - This sign isn't a decoration.
Estatuillas y demás artículos para adorno, de porcelana, n.c.o.p. Statuettes and other ornamental articles of porcelain or china, n.e.s.
Estatuillas y demás objetos de adorno, de porcelana Statuettes and other ornamental articles of porcelain of china
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