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colour / color
 
colour ,   color
(United States)   [ˈkʌlər]
A. -noun
1. (=shade)   color (m)
·what colour is it?
·¿de qué color es?
·they come in different colours
·los hay de varios colores
·to change colour
·cambiar or mudar de color
·it was green in colour
·era de color verde
·as time goes by my memories take on a different colour
(figurative)   con el paso de los años mis recuerdos van tomando otro color
a. let'noun see the colour of your money!   humorous   ¡a ver la pasta! *
2. (=colourfulness)   color (m)
·splashes of colour
salpicones or notas
·what this room needs is a touch of colour
·lo que este cuarto necesita es un toque de color
·in colour
(television, cinema)   en color
3. (=dye, paint, pigment)   color (m)
·the latest lip and eye colours
·los últimos colores para labios y ojos
4. (=complexion)   color (m)
·the colour drained from his face
·palideció,   se le fue el color de la cara
·the colour rose to her face
·se le subieron los colores
·to put the colour back in somebody'noun cheeks
·devolverle el color or los colores a somebody, someone
a. to be off colour   estar indispuesto
5. (=race)   color (m)
·people of colour
(United States)   personas feminine plural de color
6. colours
a. [of country, team]   colores masculine plural
(=flag)   bandera (f)   (military)   estandarte (m)
·the Hungarian national colours
·los colores húngaros
(=flag)   la bandera húngara
·to salute the colours
·saludar a la bandera
·the battalion'noun colours
·el estandarte del batallónoun
·he was wearing the team'noun colours
·vestía los colores del equipo
b. with flying colours
·she passed her exams with flying colours
·aprobó los exámenes con unas notas excelentes
·he has come out of all the tests with flying colours
·ha salido airoso de todas las pruebas
c. to nail one'noun colours to the mast
·he nailed his colours to the mast
·hizo constar sus opiniones
d. to show one'noun true colours
e. show o.noun. in one'noun true colours   demostrar cómo se es de verdad
flying  
7. (=authenticity, vividness)   color (m),   colorido (m)
·an article full of local colour
·un articleículo lleno de colorido local
8. (=pretext)
·under the colour of ...
·bajo la apariencia de ...
9. (music)
also tone colour   timbre (m)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=apply colour to)
[+picture]   (with paint)   pintar   (with crayons)   colorear
2. (=dye, tint)   teñir
·to colour one'noun hair
·teñirse or tintarse el pelo
3. (=influence)   influir en
·his politics are coloured by his upbringing
·sus opiniones políticas estánoun influenciadas por su educaciónoun
·you must not allow it to colour your judgement
·no debes permitir que influya en tu juicio
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=blush)   ponerse colorado,   sonrojarse
2. (=change colour)   tomar color
·fry the onion until it begins to colour
·fría la cebolla hasta que empiece a coger color
3. (with crayons)
[child]   colorear
D. -compound   [film, photograph, slide]   en or Latin America a color
·colour bar   -noun   barrera (f) racial
·colour blindness   -noun   daltonismo (m)
·colour filter   -noun   (photography)   filtro (m) de color
·colour guard   -noun   (military)   portaestandarte masculine and feminine
·colour line   -noun   barrera (f) de color
·colour match   -noun   coordinaciónoun (f) de colores
·colour prejudice   -noun   prejuicio (m) racial
·colour scheme   -noun   combinaciónoun (f) de colores
·colour sergeant   -noun   (military)   sargento masculine and feminine portaestandarte
·colour supplement   -noun   (Journalism)   suplemento (m) a color
·colour television   -noun   televisiónoun (f) en color,   televisiónoun (f) a color Latin America
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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