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silver / plata
 
silver   [ˈsɪlvər]
A. -noun
1. (=metal)   plata (f)
(=silverware, silver cutlery)   plata (f),   vajilla (f) de plata
2. (=money)   monedas feminine plural de plata,   monedas feminine plural plateadas
·"have you got any silver?" -- "sorry, only notes and coppers"
·--¿tienes monedas de plata? --no, nounólo billetes y monedas de cobre
·£2 in silver
·2 libras en monedas de plata
B. -adjective
1. (=made of silver)   [ring, cutlery]   de plata
2. (in colour)   plateado   [car]   gris plata invariable
spoon  
cloud  
C. -transitive verb
[+metal]   platear
[+mirror]   azogar
[+hair]   blanquear
D. -intransitive verb
[hair]   blanquear
E. -compound
·silver beet   -noun
(United States)   acelga (f)
·silver birch   -noun   abedul (m) plateado
·silver coin   -noun   moneda (f) de plata
·silver fir   -noun   abeto (m) blanco,   pinabete (m)
·silver foil   -noun   papel (m) de aluminio or plata
·silver fox   -noun   zorro (m) plateado
·silver gilt   -noun   plata (f) dorada
·silver jubilee   -noun   vigésimo quinto aniversario (m)
·silver lining   -noun   (figurative)   resquicio (m) de esperanza
·silver medal   -noun   medalla (f) de plata
·silver medallist   -noun   medallero (m) / medallera (f)
·silver paper   -noun   papel (m) de plata
·silver plate   -noun
(=material)   plateado (m)
(=objects)   vajilla (f) plateada
·the silver screen   -noun   la pantalla cinematográfica
·silver tongue   -noun
·to have a silver tongue
(figurative)   tener un pico de oro
·the Silver State   -noun
(United States)   Nevada (f)
·silver wedding   -noun   bodas feminine plural de plata
 
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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