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absolute / absoluto
 
absolute   [ˈæbsəlu:t]
A. -adjective
1. (=complete, unqualified)   [certainty, confidence, majority, need]   absoluto   [support]   incondicional,   total   [refusal]   rotundo   [prohibition, command]   terminante   [proof]   irrefutable   [denial]   rotundo,   categórico   [right]   incuestionable
a. he'noun an absolute [beginner] =   es un auténtico principiante
b. it'noun an absolute [fact] that ... =   es indiscutible el hecho de que ...
c. the divorce was [made] absolute =   concedieron el divorcio por sentencia firme
d. absolute [monopoly] =   monopolio (m) total
e. it was the absolute [truth], I promise =   era la pura verdad, se lo prometo
f. absolute [veto] =   veto (m) total
2. (=unlimited)   [power, monarch]   absoluto
3. (=not relative)   [value]   absoluto
a. in absolute [terms] =   en términos absolutos
b. the quest for absolute [truth] =   la búsqueda de la verdad absoluta
4. (as intensifier)   [liar, villain]   redomado
a. the party was an absolute [disaster] =   la fiesta fue un completo desastre
b. it'noun an absolute [disgrace] =   es una auténtica vergüenza
c. it'noun the absolute [end]! =   ¡es el colmo!
d. she wore an expression of absolute [hatred] =   la expresiónoun de su cara estaba llena de odio
e. the man'noun an absolute [idiot] =   es completamente idiota
f. it'noun absolute [rubbish]! =   ¡es puro disparate!
5. (grammar)   absoluto
B. -noun   (philosophy)
a. [the] absolute =   lo absoluto
C. -compound
·absolute alcohol   -noun   alcohol (m) puro
·absolute liability   -noun   (finance, law, legal)   responsabilidad (f) total
·absolute pitch   -noun   (music)   oído (m) absoluto
·to have absolute [pitch]
·tener oído absoluto
·absolute temperature   -noun   temperatura (f) absoluta
·absolute zero   -noun   cero (m) absoluto
 
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