virtue

virtue
'və: u:
noun
1) (a good moral quality: Honesty is a virtue.) virtud
2) (a good quality: The house is small, but it has the virtue of being easy to clean.) virtud
3) (goodness of character etc: She is a person of great virtue.) virtud
- virtuously
- virtuousness

virtue n virtud
virtue
tr['vɜːʧʊː]
noun
1 virtud nombre femenino
2 (advantage) ventaja
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
by virtue of en virtud de
in virtue of en virtud de
to make a virtue of necessity hacer de la necesidad virtud
virtue ['vər.ʧu:] n
1) : virtud f
2)
by virtue of : en virtud de, debido a
virtue
n.
virtud s.f.
'vɜːrtʃuː, 'vɜːtjʊː, 'vɜːtʃuː
noun
1) u c (moral excellence) virtud f

to make a virtue of necessity — hacer* de la necesidad virtud

2) c (advantage) ventaja f

there's no virtue in speed at the expense of accuracy — no tiene mérito trabajar rápido si se cometen errores

3)

by o (frml) in virtue of — (as prep) en virtud de

4) u (chastity, fidelity) virtud f
['vɜːtjuː]
N
1) (=good quality) virtud f

to extol sb's virtues — alabar or ensalzar las virtudes de algn

- make a virtue of necessity
2) (=advantage) virtud f , ventaja f

it has the virtue of simplicity or of being simple — tiene la virtud or ventaja de ser sencillo

I see no virtue in (doing) that — no veo ninguna ventaja en (hacer) eso

3) (=chastity) castidad f , honra f

her virtue was in no danger — su castidad or honra no corría peligro

he had designs on her virtue — iba a tratar de seducirla

a woman of easy virtue — una mujer de vida alegre, una mujer de moralidad laxa

4)

by virtue of, in virtue of — en virtud de, debido a

* * *
['vɜːrtʃuː, 'vɜːtjʊː, 'vɜːtʃuː]
noun
1) u c (moral excellence) virtud f

to make a virtue of necessity — hacer* de la necesidad virtud

2) c (advantage) ventaja f

there's no virtue in speed at the expense of accuracy — no tiene mérito trabajar rápido si se cometen errores

3)

by o (frml) in virtue of — (as prep) en virtud de

4) u (chastity, fidelity) virtud f

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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