silent

silent
-t
adjective
1) (free from noise: The house was empty and silent.) silencioso
2) (not speaking: He was silent on that subject.) callado
3) (not making any noise: This lift is quite silent.) silencioso
silent adj
1. silencioso
the new engine is silent el nuevo motor es silencioso
2. callado
she remained silent estuvo callada / guardó silencio
3. mudo
a silent film una película muda
silent
tr['saɪlənt]
adjective
1 (thing, place, taciturn person) silencioso,-a
2 (not speaking) callado,-a
please remain silent guarden silencio por favor
he was silent for a moment se quedó callado un momento
you have the right to remain silent tiene derecho a guardar silencio
the law is silent on this point la ley no dice nada sobre este punto
3 (film, consonant) mudo,-a; (prayer) silencioso,-a
in "debt" the letter "b" is silent la "b" de "debt" no se pronuncia
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
the silent majority la mayoría silenciosa
to be silent callarse
silent partner socio,-a comanditario,-a
silent ['saɪlənt] adj
1) : callado
to remain silent: quedarse callado, guardar silencio
2) quiet, still: silencioso
3) mute: mudo
a silent letter: una letra muda
silent
adj.
callado, -a adj.
comanditario, -a adj.
mudo, -a adj.
silencioso, -a adj.
sordo, -a adj.
'saɪlənt
adjective
a) (noiseless, still) <night/forest> silencioso
b) (not speaking) <gesture/protest> mudo

she was silent for a moment — se quedó callada un momento

the hall fell silent — se hizo silencio en la sala

the 'h' is silent — la hache es muda

a silent movie — una película muda

['saɪlǝnt]
1. ADJ
1) (=noiseless, soundless)

to be silent — [person] quedarse callado; [place, room, street] estar en silencio

the law is silent on this point — la ley no se pronuncia a este respecto

to fall silent — [person] quedarse callado; [room] quedar en silencio

the guns have fallen silent — el tiroteo ha cesado, las armas han quedado en silencio liter

to lie silent — [factory, machine] permanecer parado

the silent majority — la mayoría silenciosa

silent partner(US) socio(-a) m / f comanditario(-a)

I've remained silent for too long on this issue — he guardado silencio sobre este asunto por demasiado tiempo

you have the right to remain silent — tiene derecho a permanecer callado, no está obligado a responder

to give sb the silent treatment — hacer el vacío a algn

to bear silent witness to sth — ser mudo testigo de algo

- be as silent as the grave or tomb
2) (=wordless) [prayer, march, vigil] silencioso; [contempt, protest] mudo

she looked at him in silent contempt — le miró con mudo desprecio

silent tears ran down her cheeks — las lágrimas le corrían silenciosas por la cara

to pay silent tribute to sb — homenajear en silencio a algn

3) (Cine) [film, movie] mudo

the silent screen — el cine mudo

4) (Ling) [letter] mudo

the "k" in knee is silent — la "k" en "knee" es muda or no se pronuncia

2.
N

the silents — (Cine) las películas mudas; (as genre) el cine mudo

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['saɪlənt]
adjective
a) (noiseless, still) <night/forest> silencioso
b) (not speaking) <gesture/protest> mudo

she was silent for a moment — se quedó callada un momento

the hall fell silent — se hizo silencio en la sala

the 'h' is silent — la hache es muda

a silent movie — una película muda


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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