brusco


brusco
adj.
1 sudden, abrupt.
2 snappish, gruff, rude, blunt.
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brusco
adjetivo
1 (repentino) sudden
2 (persona) brusque, abrupt
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(f. - brusca)
adj.
1) sudden, abrupt
2) brusque, rough
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1. ADJ
1) (=repentino) [descenso, curva, declive] sharp; [movimiento] sudden; [cambio] abrupt, sudden
2) (=grosero) [actitud, porte] curt, brusque; [comentario] rude
2.
SM (Bot) butcher's broom
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-ca adjetivo
a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt

el brusco giro de los acontecimientos — the sudden turn of events

b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; <respuesta> curt, brusque

no seas tan brusco que lo vas a romper — don't be so rough or you'll break it

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= abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].
Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
Ex. There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
Ex. The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
Ex. She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
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* brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
* cambio brusco = flip-flop.
* cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.
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-ca adjetivo
a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt

el brusco giro de los acontecimientos — the sudden turn of events

b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; <respuesta> curt, brusque

no seas tan brusco que lo vas a romper — don't be so rough or you'll break it

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= abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].

Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

Ex: There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
Ex: The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
Ex: She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
* brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
* cambio brusco = flip-flop.
* cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.

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brusco -ca
adjective
1 ‹movimiento/cambio› abrupt, sudden; ‹subida/descenso/viraje› sharp, sudden, abrupt
el brusco giro de los acontecimientos the sudden turn of events
se deben evitar las frenadas bruscas you should avoid braking suddenly o sharply
2 ‹carácter/modales› rough; ‹tono/gesto› brusque, abrupt; ‹respuesta› curt, brusque
no seas tan brusco que lo vas a romper don't be so rough or you'll break it
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brusco
-ca adjetivo

a)movimiento/cambioabrupt, sudden;

subida/descensosharp, sudden
b)carácter/modalesrough;

tono/gestobrusque, abrupt;
respuestacurt, brusque
brusco,-a adjetivo
1 (rudo, poco amable) brusque, abrupt
2 (súbito) sudden, sharp
'brusco' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
brusca
- dura
- duro
- sacudida
- tajante
- viraje
- bestia
- bruto
- explosión
English:
abrupt
- blunt
- brusque
- curt
- dramatic
- gruff
- jerk
- offhand
- rough
- rough-and-tumble
- sharp
- short
- sudden
- swerve
- switch
- unceremonious
- snappy
- steep
- toss
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brusco, -a
adj
1. [repentino, imprevisto] sudden, abrupt;
un cambio brusco de las temperaturas a sudden change in temperature;
dio un frenazo brusco she braked sharply
2. [tosco, grosero] brusque;
me contestó de forma brusca he answered me brusquely
nm,f
brusque person
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brusco
adj
1 cambio abrupt, sudden
2 respuesta, persona brusque, curt
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brusco, -ca adj
1) súbito: sudden, abrupt
2) : curt, brusque
bruscamente adv
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brusco adj
1. (repetino) sudden
un cambio brusco de temperatura a sudden change in temperature
2. (persona) abrupt
me lo dijo de manera brusca he told me abruptly

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • brusco — I (De origen incierto.) ► adjetivo 1 Que no es amable o agradable: ■ debido a su carácter brusco, tiene pocos amigos. SINÓNIMO áspero descortés tosco 2 Que sucede de repente: ■ los bruscos movimientos del avión lo marearon …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • brusco — A agg. 1. aspro, acre, agro, acido, acerbo, pungente CONTR. dolce 2. (est.) sgarbato, burbero, cattivo, crudo, asciutto, spicciativo, sbrigativo, militaresco, chiuso, ruvido, reciso, sgradevole □ austero, rigido, arcigno, introverso CONTR.… …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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