real


real
adj.
1 real (verdadero).
2 royal.
f.
REAL, revised European-American lymphoma classification.
m.
real (moneda) (from Brazil).
no tener un real not to have a penny to one's name
no valer un real (figurative) to be worthless
* * *
real
adjetivo
1 (regio) royal
familia real royal family
palacio real royal palace
2 figurado grand, fine
es una real moza she's a good-looking girl
nombre masculino
1 (de feria) fairground
2 (moneda) old Spanish coin worth one quarter of a peseta
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FRASEOLOGÍA
estar sin un real to be penniless
no me da la real gana familiar I don't feel like it
no valer un real to be worthless, not be worth tuppence
por real decreto DERECHO by royal decree
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real
adjetivo
1 (verdadero) real
en la vida real in real life
es un hecho real it's a true story
* * *
adj.
1) teal
2) true
3) royal
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I
ADJ (=verdadero) real

esta vez el dolor era real — this time the pain was real

en la vida real — in real life

la película está basada en hechos reales — the film is based on real o actual events

II
1. ADJ
1) (=de la realeza) royal

la familia real — the royal family

porque no me da la real gana — * because I don't damn well feel like it *

2) (=espléndido) grand, splendid

una real hembra — hum a fine figure of a woman

2. SM
1) (tb: real de la feria) fairground
2) ( Hist) army camp

ha asentado sus reales en mi casa y de aquí no lo sacas — he's installed himself in my house and you won't get him out of here

3) ( Hist) (Econ) old Spanish coin of 25 céntimos, one quarter of a peseta

no tiene un real — * he hasn't a bean *

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I
adjetivo
1) (verdadero, no ficticio)

un hecho real — a true story

en la vida real — in real life

historias de la vida real — real-life o true-life stories

2) (de la realeza) royal

la familia real — the royal family

3) (fam) (uso expletivo)

porque me da la real gana — because I damn well want to (colloq)

II
masculino
1)
a) (Hist) real (old Spanish coin)

no valer un real — (fam) to be worth nothing

b) (Fin) real (Brazilian unit of currency)
c) reales masculino plural (AmC fam) (dinero) cash (colloq)
2) (Mil) camp

sentar or establecer sus or los reales — ejército to set up camp; persona to install oneself

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I
adjetivo
1) (verdadero, no ficticio)

un hecho real — a true story

en la vida real — in real life

historias de la vida real — real-life o true-life stories

2) (de la realeza) royal

la familia real — the royal family

3) (fam) (uso expletivo)

porque me da la real gana — because I damn well want to (colloq)

II
masculino
1)
a) (Hist) real (old Spanish coin)

no valer un real — (fam) to be worth nothing

b) (Fin) real (Brazilian unit of currency)
c) reales masculino plural (AmC fam) (dinero) cash (colloq)
2) (Mil) camp

sentar or establecer sus or los reales — ejército to set up camp; persona to install oneself

* * *
real1
1 = royal.

Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.

* águila real = golden eagle.
* cañada real = droving road.
* carta real = charter.
* glacé real = royal icing, glacé royal.
* Nombre + real = majesty's + Nombre.
* pagar derechos reales = pay + royalty.
* pavo real = peacock.

real2
2 = actual, flesh-and-blood, genuine, real, real-world, real-life, on the ground, factual.

Ex: It presents a case study based on an actual situation which arose between the chief librarian of a public library and the library janitor.

Ex: It is in this way that students gain experience by proxy and get a feel for handling problems in the flesh-and-blood world.
Ex: A general paper may be irrelevant to a specialist but of genuine value to someone seeking a brief introduction to a field peripheral to their main interest.
Ex: In this case we find a tendency to ignore the author's identity as found in the document, and to prefer instead a real name to a pseudonym.
Ex: It is unfortunate that there is a dearth of real-world logged data to explore usage and problems.
Ex: Many librarians find such theories difficult to put into practice in real-life situations.
Ex: It is difficult to know just to what extent vague concepts like 'the flow of information in a democratic society' actually result in services on the ground.
Ex: No one, in this purely hypothetical example, has thought that the reader might be happy with a factual account of an Atlantic convoy as well as, or in place of, a purely fictional account.
* comprobación en la práctica real = field test.
* en la práctica real = in actual practice.
* en la vida real = in real life.
* en términos reales = in real terms, in actual practice.
* experiencia del mundo real = real-world training.
* formación en el mundo real = real-world training.
* hecho real = brute fact.
* hechos reales = true story.
* mundo real, el = real world, the.
* práctica real = actual practice.
* real y verdaderamente = really and truly.
* solución poco real = pie in the sky solution.
* tamaño real = full-size.
* vida real = real life.

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real1
adjective
A
(verdadero, no ficticio): el libro narra un hecho real the book tells a true story
es muy distinta en la vida real she's very different in real life
historias de la vida real real-life stories, true o true-life stories
B (de la realeza) royal
la familia real the royal family
por real decreto by royal decree
la Real Academia Española de la Lengua the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language
Compuesto:
real sitio
masculine summer residence (of the Spanish monarchs)
C (fam)
(uso expletivo): porque me da la real gana because I damn well want to (colloq)
real2
masculine
A
1 (moneda) real (old Spanish coin worth a quarter of a peseta, also a Peruvian 10 centavo coin)
estar sin un real (fam); to be flat broke (colloq)
estoy sin un real I'm flat broke, I don't have a penny o (AmE) a dime (colloq)
no valer un real (fam); to be worth nothing
los terrenos no valen ni un real the land isn't worth a penny o is worthless
2 (Fin) real (Brazilian unit of currency)
3 reales mpl (AmC fam) (dinero) cash (colloq)
B
1 (Mil) camp
sentar or establecer sus or los reales «ejército» to set up camp;
«persona» to install* oneself; «empresa» to set up
2
(recinto): real de la feria fairground
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real adjetivo
a) (verdadero, no ficticio):

un hecho real a true story;

en la vida real in real life;
historias de la vida real real-life o true-life stories
b) (de la realeza) royal;

porque me da la real gana (fam) because I damn well want to (colloq)

■ sustantivo masculino
a) (Hist) real (old Spanish coin);

no valer un real (fam) to be worth nothing

b) (Fin) real (Brazilian unit of currency)

c)

reales sustantivo masculino plural (AmC fam) (dinero) cash (colloq)

real 1 adj (no ficticio) real: fue una sensación muy real, it was a very vivid feeling
una historia basada en hechos reales, a true-life story ➣ Ver nota en actual
real 2 adj (relativo a la realeza) royal
'real' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
academia
- actual
- águila
- alteza
- armar
- batalla
- berenjenal
- bien
- bocazas
- botadura
- buena
- bueno
- caballero
- calvario
- campeonato
- comistrajo
- cómitre
- concreta
- concreto
- conquistador
- conquistadora
- corte
- desengañarse
- desperdicio
- efectiva
- efectivo
- elemento
- espectáculo
- esperpento
- expolio
- follón
- gaita
- guardia
- hecha
- hecho
- histórica
- histórico
- inmobiliaria
- inmobiliario
- inmueble
- jalea
- joya
- lacrimógena
- lacrimógeno
- legítima
- legítimo
- macho
- maestría
- mentir
- muy
English:
AA
- actual
- bumpkin
- chalk up
- character
- deduce
- dinosaur
- doll
- dope
- drip
- dump
- effective
- eye-opener
- go-getter
- godsend
- going-over
- golden eagle
- gut
- heyday
- hick
- hole
- host
- juggling act
- live
- loony
- mine
- misery
- mismatch
- nothing
- nut
- peacock
- predicament
- pushover
- real
- real estate
- real-life
- RN
- royal
- shirt
- sight
- snuff movie
- state
- sweat
- telling-off
- term
- thrashing
- to-do
- tough
- trial
- true
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real
adj
1. [verdadero] real;
existe un peligro real de que explote there is a real danger that it may explode;
una historia real a true story
2. [de la realeza] royal
Comp
Real Academia Española (de la Lengua) = institution that sets lexical and grammatical standards for Spanish;
real decreto = name given to acts passed by the Spanish parliament when appearing in the official gazette;
Hist royal decree;
Comp
Fam
por real decreto: tenemos que volver a casa a las diez por real decreto it has been decreed that we should be back home by ten o'clock
nm
1. [moneda] [de Brasil] real;
Hist [de España]= old Spanish coin worth one quarter of a peseta;
Comp
cuatro reales: lo compró por cuatro reales she bought it for next to nothing;
Comp
no tener un real not to have a penny to one's name;
Comp
no valer un real to be worthless
2. Comp
sentar el real, sentar los reales [ejército] to set up camp;
[persona] to settle down
* * *
real
I adj
1 (regio) royal
2 (verdadero) real
II m fig
:
(a)sentar sus reales set up camp
* * *
real adj
1) : real, true
2) : royal
* * *
real adj
1. (auténtico) true / real
está basado en hechos reales it's based on a true story
el mundo real the real world
2. (del rey) royal
el palacio real the royal palace

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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