English translation of 'discreto'
discretodiscreta [dʒisˈkrɛtu, a]
2. (modesto) modest
3. (prudente) shrewd
4. (roupa) plain, sober
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'discreto' in Other Languages
British English: discreet ADJECTIVE
If you are discreet, you are polite and careful in what you do or say.
They were gossipy and not always discreet.
British English: low-key ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is low-key, you mean that it is on a small scale rather than involving a lot of activity or being made to seem impressive or important.
The wedding will be a very low-key affair.
British English: understated ADJECTIVE
If you describe a style, colour, or effect as understated, you mean that it is simple and plain, and does not attract attention to itself.
I have always liked understated clothes.
British English: unobtrusive ADJECTIVE
If you describe something or someone as unobtrusive, you mean that they are not easily noticed or do not draw attention to themselves.
The coffee-table is glass, to be as unobtrusive as possible.
Translation of discreto from the Collins Portuguese to English
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