brío


brío
m.
1 zest, courage, energy, pep.
2 determination.
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brío
nombre masculino
1 (espíritu) spirit, verve; (de motor) go
2 (pujanza) strength
3 (resolución) determination
4 (valentía) courage
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SM
1) (=ánimo) spirit, verve

es hombre de bríos — he's a man of spirit, he's a man of mettle

2) (=decisión) determination

cortar los bríos a algn — to clip sb's wings

3) (=elegancia) elegance
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masculino
a) (ánimo, energía) spirit

tocaron el primer movimiento con gran brío — they played the first movement with great gusto o verve

luchó con brío — he fought with great spirit o determination

b) (de caballo) spirit
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= zest, verve, pizzazz, elan, oomph, thrust, pep.
Ex. In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.
Ex. Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
Ex. I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.
Ex. It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
Ex. Many recent commentators speak as if they think that computers can painlessly deliver the oomph we need in curriculum.
Ex. The National IT plan proposes 7 building blocks each with a strategic thrust which will serve as the overall impetus for the national IT movement.
Ex. Not a lot of pep however, so this might be the day to curl up with a really challenging book or game.
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masculino
a) (ánimo, energía) spirit

tocaron el primer movimiento con gran brío — they played the first movement with great gusto o verve

luchó con brío — he fought with great spirit o determination

b) (de caballo) spirit
* * *
= zest, verve, pizzazz, elan, oomph, thrust, pep.

Ex: In the humanistic perspective, the concern is with potential, unique capabilities, and dignity -- with a dash of joy to add zest.

Ex: Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
Ex: I wanted to show them an application which not only was database functional, but which itself had some pizzazz as a website.
Ex: It is a perky love story filmed with wonderful elan in black and white.
Ex: Many recent commentators speak as if they think that computers can painlessly deliver the oomph we need in curriculum.
Ex: The National IT plan proposes 7 building blocks each with a strategic thrust which will serve as the overall impetus for the national IT movement.
Ex: Not a lot of pep however, so this might be the day to curl up with a really challenging book or game.

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brío
masculine
1 (ánimo, energía) spirit
un equipo joven y con bríos a young team with a lot of spirit
la orquesta atacó el primer movimiento con gran brío the orchestra launched into the first movement with great gusto o verve
cantaron con brío they sang with great energy o verve o gusto
luchó con bríos he fought with great spirit o determination
2 (de un caballo) spirit
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brío sustantivo masculino
a) (ánimo, energía) spirit;

luchó con brío he fought with great spirit o determination

b) (de caballo) spirit

brío sustantivo masculino vigour, zeal, spirit: se puso a escalar con mucho brío, he started climbing very energetically
'brío' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
ímpetu
English:
get-up-and-go
- spirited
- spring
- verve
- zestfully
- zip
- gusto
- sprightly
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brío nm
1. [energía, decisión] spirit;
con brío spiritedly;
trabajaba con mucho brío she was a very energetic worker
2. [de caballo] spirit
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brío
m fig fam
verve, spirit
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brío nm
1) : force, determination
2) : spirit, verve

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • brío — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Energía y decisión con que se hace algo: Trabaja siempre con mucho brío. 2. (no contable) Fuerza o empuje de una cosa o persona: Este niño tiene mucho brío, yo ya no puedo con él. El motor tiene mucho brío.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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  • brio — liveliness, vivacity, 1734, from It. brio, lit. mettle, fire, life, perhaps an aphetic derivative of L. ebrius drunk. Or via Prov. briu vigor, from Celtic *brig o strength. Probably entered English via musical instruction con brio …   Etymology dictionary

  • brio — s.m. [dallo sp. brío, celt. brīgo forza ]. [l essere allegro e vivace: un ragazzo pieno di b. ; parlare, suonare con b. ] ▶◀ allegria, briosità, effervescenza, estro, esuberanza, gaiezza, smalto, spigliatezza, spirito, sprint, verve, vivacità,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Brio — das; s <aus gleichbed. it. brio, dies aus dem Kelt.> Feuer, Lebhaftigkeit, Schwung; Ekstatik, Leidenschaft (Mus.); vgl. ↑brioso …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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