Portuguese translation of 'delicacy'
2. (of problem) dificuldade f
3. (choice food) iguaria
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Example Sentences Including 'delicacy'
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Where feminine delicacy is gone to, I don’t know!Cranford (1853)
But how else to convey their fine, meticulous delicacy?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But it would be a shame not get an authentic taste of island street food and home-made local delicacies.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Didn't she love to eat that delicacy when he cooked it?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Fried fish skeleton sounds like the last thing anyone would want to eat but it is a great delicacy in Japan.The Sun (2012)
He had a delicacy of feeling and tact.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It lacks the fluidity, delicacy and grace of the best.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It specialises in seasonal local delicacies.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
On our visit we were pampered by hotel staff with local delicacies including a delicious bubbling cauldron of fondue at the bottom of one of the pistes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was something almost old-fashioned about his sweetness, about his sensitivity and delicacy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But here they finally were - cast in the role of massive underdogs - a rare delicacy back home.The Sun (2010)
For those who want a more feminine approach, there is still a strong feeling of delicacy and elegance to be found.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It seems amazing that some of these delicacies, so expensive today, used to be the food of the poor.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Once an expensive delicacy, it is now farmed extensively so is relatively cheap.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
South Devon crab is a neglected delicacy in this country.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They're considered a real delicacy and are meant to pick up the flavours of the dish they are cooked in.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This was the fishery for what was considered a local delicacy.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Food is less available and expensive food such as red meat is a rare delicacy.Coping with Angina (1990)
Countries such as France consider horse a delicacy so should it really turn our stomachs?The Sun (2013)
The giant ocean mammals are considered a delicacy in Japan.The Sun (2008)
The police deployment lasted some four hours, which gives an indication of the delicacy of the situation.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They're not going to kill us, and many countries eat them as delicacies.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Today I cannot help but call to mind that great delicacy of love that she had for him.Daily Readings with Mother Theresa (1993)
Wedge politics based on a religious right agenda requires considerable delicacy in Alaska.Christianity Today (2000)
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'delicacy' in Other Languages
British English: delicacy NOUN
Delicacy is the quality of being easy to break or harm, and refers especially to people or things that are attractive or graceful.
...the delicacy of a rose.
Translation of delicacy from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary