Translation of imperfect in Spanish:


imperfecto, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈpəːfɪkt//ɪmˈpərfəkt/


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    these goods are slightly imperfect estos artículos tienen algún pequeño defecto
    • Because we are human and imperfect, forgiveness can be very difficult for us.
    • Public justice can only be partial and imperfect - a kind of metonymy for the ideal of justice.
    • However, gravitational lenses are imperfect because the rays that pass closest to the lensing mass are deflected more than rays passing further away.
    • It's tough trying to be perfect in an imperfect world.
    • And thus, it had been the perfect end to the imperfect day.
    • It makes no sense in a machine world to limit the functionality of perfect components so that imperfect components don't wear out or break - certainly not if you can replace them.
    • It's imperfect in the way that all low-budget features are.
    • Cutting loose from the unsung genius is, however, his only chance at real fulfillment, real love, real mastery, transient and imperfect as they are.
    • For once, the concept was great but the execution imperfect.
    • But like most human institutions, scientific peer review is limited in scope and imperfect.
    • It is wise to recognize we are all imperfect in some way.
    • In a country that doesn't have or especially want an identity card, all forms of identification are imperfect by definition.
    • And, as everyone knows, those who are imperfect must be punished mercilessly.
    • So many of us understand others are human and imperfect, but forget the same is true for ourselves.
    • He or she can resort to autobiographies and biographies - some positive, others negative, and all imperfect in one way or another.
    • Most believers are imperfect in one way or another.
    • It's messy and imperfect because we are both of those things.
    • It may be of imperfect obligation, imperfect in the sense that it does not withdraw jurisdiction.
    • It was one of my great disappointments with my father; we're all imperfect, but he just never accepted responsibility.
    • He is here following Socrates' method of the elenchus, where you propose a definition, but then throw it away if it is shown to be in some way imperfect.
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    • Gee, was that an imperfect tense or an indicative?
    • I'm not asking that you be able to name the preterit, imperfect, and subjunctive forms of the verb ‘to be.’
    • By his use of the Hebrew imperfect tense, the psalmist shows his present trust in God is based on past experiences of God's presence and help.
    • In Spanish, Senora Montoya invited me into her classroom, boasting about my superior abilities to conjugate verbs in the imperfect tense the quickest in the class.
    • The difficulty comes from the fact that the imperfect here does not coherently offer a continuously unfolding present that would culminate in the receiving of the letter.


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    imperfecto masculine