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Spanish translation of 'crude'

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crude

[kruːd ]
adjectiveWord forms: comparative cruder, superlative crudest
1.  (unprocessed)
[oil] crudo
[steel, materials] bruto
[sugar] sin refinar
2.  (primitive)
[device, bomb, method, hut] rudimentario
[table, door] toscobasto
[drawing, piece of work] toscoburdo
to make a crude attempt at doing sth hacer un burdo intento de hacer algo
3.  (coarse)
[person, behaviour, language, joke] groseroordinario
noun
(also: crude oil) crudo m

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Example Sentences Including 'crude'

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There is a heavy dose of French farce with its crude language and plots based on trickery.
The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
Which committed beliefs are challenged by this crude display?
The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
A key point to note is the price of Brent crude is not expected to rocket up any time soon.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Crude oil, key to food processing, is also becoming more expensive.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If correct, the forecast means that the global glut in crude is set to grow.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In sterling terms, the cost of a barrel of crude oil has more than doubled since January.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was quite crude and predominantly made of brass.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The crude oil has to be transported, refined and distributed to the retailer before those costs are fully passed on.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The price of crude instantly gained $2.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They are just a floating storage system for traders and companies that are waiting for cheap crude oil prices to tick up before they sell.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Total crude steel output was expected to reach a record of 571 million tonnes by the end of this year.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In reality, diplomacy is often crude.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is the worst return since 2002 and follows a dramatic slide in global crude oil prices.
The Sun (2009)
Or is that a little crude for your academic minds?
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This may seem rather crude but it highlights a belief that is important for successful life management.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Other seats were simple and crude affairs and intended only to form a perch for their bearers.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
Of course the dialogue between players can sometimes be witty but it is generally crude and often nasty.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And our methods may seem crude compared to fields where a whole lot more is known.
Oxenhorn, Harvey Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)
Association is understood to be seeking a cap of 10 per cent on crude steel output growth this year to stabilise prices.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He uses lots of crude language too.
The Sun (2016)
His claims were widely interpreted as a crude attempt to divert attention from the scandal.
The Sun (2010)
It is just a crude attempt to appease gullible members of the public.
The Sun (2007)
The Saudis were pushing other members to up oil production to calm crude prices.
The Sun (2011)
The crude wooden peg had been used as a makeshift trigger to set off the deadly device.
The Sun (2008)
These are all crude little ways to express ourselves in the busy modern world.
The Sun (2012)
A crude property tax may have been fair enough once.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He said that about 70 or 80 ladies were dancing to music of rather a crude and riotous character.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Its principal exports would be crude oil and natural gas.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Oil majors were still in demand as the price of Brent crude hit a four-month high.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The plunge in the crude price also hit demand from the energy industry.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But beneath the crude language lies an undercurrent of riveting mystery, delight, and rage.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'crude' in Other Languages

British English: crude /kruːd/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is crude is simple and not sophisticated.
It's a crude way of dealing with the problem but it's the only way we know how.
  • American English: crude
  • Arabic: فَظّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bruto
  • Chinese: 简陋的
  • Croatian: grub
  • Czech: primitivní
  • Danish: grov
  • Dutch: ruw
  • European Spanish: burdo
  • Finnish: karkea
  • French: brut
  • German: primitiv
  • Greek: ακατέργαστος
  • Italian: grezzo
  • Japanese: 粗雑な
  • Korean: 천연 그대로의
  • Norwegian:
  • Polish: surowy szorstki
  • European Portuguese: bruto
  • Romanian: simplu
  • Russian: грубый
  • Spanish: burdo
  • Swedish: grov ohyfsad
  • Thai: หยาบ
  • Turkish: kaba iş vb
  • Ukrainian: грубий
  • Vietnamese: thô

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