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lit•er•ar•y(ˈlɪt əˌrɛr i)
- cenacle - A discussion group or literary clique—also, a small dining room where a literary or philosophic group eats and talks (from Latin cena, "dinner"), such as the room in which the Last Supper was held.
- literary - A painting or sculpture that depicts a story can be described as "literary."
- opuscule - A diminutive of opus, meaning a minor or small work, literary or musical.
- copyright - Literally, "the right to reproduce" one's own work or authorize others to do so; copyright protects original artistic, literary, dramatic, musical, and intellectual work in a tangible medium.
literal literary literate
The literal meaning of a word is its most basic meaning.
Literary words and expressions are used to create a special effect in poems or novels, and are not usually used in ordinary speech or writing.
Literary also means 'connected with literature'.
A literate person is able to read and write.
|Adj.||1.||literary - of or relating to or characteristic of literature; "literary criticism"|
|2.||literary - knowledgeable about literature; "a literary style"|
literate - versed in literature; dealing with literature
|3.||literary - appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing; "when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style"|
formal - (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms; "the paper was written in formal English"
literary circles → círculos mpl literarios
a literary man → un hombre de letras
it's a literary masterpiece → es una obra maestra de la literatura
the literary scene → el ambiente literario, los círculos literarios
a literary work → una obra literaria or de literatura
literary critic N → crítico/a m/f literario/a
literary criticism N → crítica f literaria
literary history N → historia f de la literatura
literary studies NPL → estudios mpl de literatura, estudios mpl literarios
literary theory N → teoría f de la literatura, teoría f literaria
literary[ˈlɪt/ərərɪ] adj → letterario/a
a literary man → un letterato