radical


radical
adj.
radical.
f. & m.
1 radical, die-hard, diehard, extremist.
2 radicle, radical.
3 radical, root.
m.
1 root (grammar & math).
2 radical (chemistry).
* * *
radical
adjetivo
1 radical
nombre masculino
1 (en gramática, matemática) root, radical
* * *
1. adj.
radical, drastic
2. noun mf.
radical
* * *
1.
ADJ SMF radical
2. SM
1) (Ling) root
2) (Mat) square-root sign
3) (Quím) radical
* * *
I
adjetivo radical
II
masculino y femenino
1) (Pol) radical
2)
a) (Mat) root
b) (Ling) radical, root
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= drastic, radical, deep-seated, dramatic, vowed, hardliner, bigot.
Ex. Even when drastic revision is seen to be necessary and accepted, the point in time at which to conduct this extensive review can be difficult to select.
Ex. A similar approach to arrangement, but one which is less radical than reader interest arrangement, is to rely upon broad categorisation rather than detailed specification.
Ex. Librarians have always had a deep-seated, and often irrational, faith in education -- especially book-centred, information education -- as a panacea for society's ills.
Ex. This kind of distribution is represented by a curve which shows a hugely lopsided frequency for the majority, then a dramatic drop, dribbling off into a long tail of mostly zeros.
Ex. The archtypical animal rights activist is embodied in Emma Peel, a suicidal grammar school dropout, a vowed fruitarian, & member of the Animal Liberation Front.
Ex. Iranians have voted for hardliners just out of spite.
Ex. It has become far too easy for charlatans and bigots to harness religion to their own political agenda.
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* cambio radical = revulsion, radical change.
* cambio radical de postura = about-face.
* causa radical, la = radical cause, the.
* * *
I
adjetivo radical
II
masculino y femenino
1) (Pol) radical
2)
a) (Mat) root
b) (Ling) radical, root
* * *
= drastic, radical, deep-seated, dramatic, vowed, hardliner, bigot.

Ex: Even when drastic revision is seen to be necessary and accepted, the point in time at which to conduct this extensive review can be difficult to select.

Ex: A similar approach to arrangement, but one which is less radical than reader interest arrangement, is to rely upon broad categorisation rather than detailed specification.
Ex: Librarians have always had a deep-seated, and often irrational, faith in education -- especially book-centred, information education -- as a panacea for society's ills.
Ex: This kind of distribution is represented by a curve which shows a hugely lopsided frequency for the majority, then a dramatic drop, dribbling off into a long tail of mostly zeros.
Ex: The archtypical animal rights activist is embodied in Emma Peel, a suicidal grammar school dropout, a vowed fruitarian, & member of the Animal Liberation Front.
Ex: Iranians have voted for hardliners just out of spite.
Ex: It has become far too easy for charlatans and bigots to harness religion to their own political agenda.
* cambio radical = revulsion, radical change.
* cambio radical de postura = about-face.
* causa radical, la = radical cause, the.

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radical1
adjective
A
1 (Pol) radical
2 ‹cambio/medida› radical, drastic
B (Bot) radical
radical2
masculine and feminine
A (Pol) radical
radical de izquierdas left-wing radical
B
radical masculine
1 (Mat) root
2 (Ling) radical, root
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radical adjetivo, masculino y femenino
radical
radical
I adjetivo
1 (total, completo) radical: su carácter cambió de un modo radical, he went through a radical character change
un cambio radical, a drastic change
2 (categórico, sin término medio) hizo una crítica radical de la nueva ley, she was scathingly critical of the new law
II adjetivo & mf Pol radical
III m Mat Quím radical
radical libre, free radical
Ling root
'radical' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
decantarse
- giro
- radicalizar
- radicalizarse
- vuelco
- vuelta
English:
drastic
- economic
- extreme
- radical
- shake-up
- sweeping
- about
- line
- out
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radical
adj
1. [drástico] radical
2. [no moderado] radical
3. Arg Pol = relating to the Unión Cívica Radical
4. Gram root
5. Bot root
nmf
1. [que no es moderado] radical
2. Arg Pol = member or supporter of the Unión Cívica Radical
nm
1. Gram root
2. Mat square root sign
3. Quím radical
Comp
radical libre free radical
* * *
radical
I adj radical
II m/f persona radical
III m GRAM, MAT root
* * *
radical adj
: radical, extreme
radicalmente adv
radical nmf
: radical
* * *
radical adj n radical

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