| English - Vietnamese Dictionary
style /stail/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- phong cách, cách, lối
- style of playing the piano: cách đánh pianô
- style of work: tác phong làm việc
- style of living: cách ăn ở
- to live in great style: sống đế vượng
- loại, kiểu, dáng
- in all sizes and styles: đủ các cỡ và các kiểu
- Renaissance style: diểu thời Phục hưng (đồ gỗ)
- thời trang, mốt
- in the latest style: theo mốt mới nhất
- danh hiệu, tước hiệu
- I did not recognize him under his new style: tôi không nhận ra anh ta dưới danh hiệu mới
- new style: lịch mới ((viết tắt) N.S.)
- old style: lịch cũ ((viết tắt) O.S.)
- điều đặc sắc, điểm xuất sắc
- there is no style about her: cô ta trông không có gì xuất sắc
- bút trâm (để vết trên sáp, ở thời cổ)
- (thơ ca) bút mực, bút chì
- ngoại động từ ((thường) dạng bị động)
- gọi tên, gọi là
- he is styled orator: anh ta được gọi là nhà hùng biện
- to style oneself doctor: tự xưng là bác sĩ
+a particular kind (as to appearance)
+how something is done or how it happens
+a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
+distinctive and stylish elegance
+the popular taste at a given time
+(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
+editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
+a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
+a slender bristlelike or tubular process
+designate by an identifying term
+make consistent with a certain fashion or style
+make consistent with certain rules of style
Advanced English Dictionary
1 type, kind, variety, category, genre, sort, manner, mode, make, design, fashion, look, period, pattern, configuration, line, cut, shape, form:
That style of jacket looks really good on you. They are planning to build the house in the pointed Gothic style.
2 fashion, trend, vogue, mode, look, rage, craze, Colloq fad, (latest) thing:
The current style is for shorter skirts.
3 luxury, high style, comfort, opulence, splendour, elegance:
Now that he's won all that money, they live in style on the Costa Smeralda.
4 chic, stylishness, taste, smartness, flair, dash, élan, panache, cachet, tastefulness, fashionableness, elegance, refinement, polish, sophistication, sophisticatedness, cosmopolitanism, Colloq pizazz; ritziness:
Irena has more style in her little finger than you have in your whole body.
5 quality, character, mode of expression, approach, treatment, vein, colouring, spirit, mood, form, technique; tenor, tone, wording, phraseology, phrasing, language, vocabulary, word choice, diction, sentence structure:
The pointillist style of painting appeals to many. His style of writing is reminiscent of Stevenson's.
7 characterize, designate, denominate, call, name, term, label, tag, brand:
The use of the indicative for the subjunctive is no longer styled a solecism in British English.
8 fashion, design, arrange, set, do, cut, tailor, shape, form:
Antoine styled my hair in a page-boy for the reception.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
way sth is done
1 [C, U] ~ (of sth) the particular way in which sth is done: a style of leadership / management + furniture to suit your style of living + a study of different learning / teaching styles + I like your style (= I like the way you do things). + Caution was not her style (= not the way she usually behaved).
See also - LIFESTYLE
design of clothes / hair
2 [C] a particular design of sth, especially clothes: We stock a wide variety of styles and sizes. + Have you thought about having your hair in a shorter style? + a style that was popular in the 1950s
See also - HAIRSTYLE
3 [U] the quality of being fashionable in the clothes that you wear: Hot tips for style-conscious teenagers. + Short skirts are back in style (=fashionable). + My husband has no sense of style.
4 [U] the quality of being elegant and made to a high standard: The hotel has been redecorated but it's lost a lot of its style. + She does everything with style and grace.
of book / painting / building
5 [C, U] the features of a book, painting, building, etc. that make it typical of a particular author, artist, historical period, etc: a style of architecture + a fine example of Gothic style + a parody written in the style of Moliere + The palace was rebuilt in the same style.
use of language
6 [U, C] the correct use of language: It's not considered good style to start a sentence with 'but'. + Please follow house style (= the rules of spelling, etc. used by a particular publishing company).
7 (in adjectives) having the type of style mentioned: Italian-style gardens + a buffet-style breakfast
See also - OLD-STYLE
Idioms: be more sb's style to be what sb prefers or what suits sb: I'm surprised he rides a motorbike-I'd have thought big cars were more his style.
in (great, grand, etc.) style in an impressive way: She always celebrates her birthday in style. + He won the championship in fine / great style.
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clothes / hair, etc.
1 [VN] to design, make or shape sth in a particular way: an elegantly styled jacket + He'd had his hair styled at an expensive salon.
give name / title
2 [VN-N] (formal) to give sb/sth/yourself a particular name or title: He styled himself Major Carter. + The company was originally styled 'Imperial Designs'.
Phrasal Verbs: style sth / yourself on sth/sb to copy the style, manner or appearance of sb/sth
a coffee bar styled on a Parisian cafe + He styled himself on Elvis Presley.
1 way that sth is done/made
latest, modern, new | classical, old, old-fashioned, period, traditional
an old style of management
The 16th century house has been renovated and furnished in contemporary style.
| characteristic, distinctive, individual, inimitable, original
her inimitable style of humour
| personal | musical | architectural | teaching | leadership, management, managerial | political | literary, narrative, prose, writing | elegant, lively | flamboyant
a flamboyant style of dress
| formal | casual
a casual style of speech
The article is written in a conversational style.
His aggressive style of play sometimes gets him in trouble.
an autocratic style of leadership
| 18th-century, etc. | Gothic, Renaissance, etc.
VERB + STYLE
The two artists have radically different styles.
| develop, establish, evolve, find, form
He evolved his style of painting while working as a magazine illustrator.
| adapt, adjust, alter, change, modify, tailor
The pianist had to tailor his style to suit the vocalist's distinctive voice.
| adopt, use | copy, emulate, follow
very utilitarian in style
| in a/the ~
The new houses have been built in a traditional style.
2 good quality
enormous, fine, great, real, terrific | certain
VERB + STYLE
He has a certain style.
The whole house just oozed style.
| add, give sb/sth
Whatever she did, she did it with style.
a touch of style
Long velvet curtains add a touch of style to the main room.
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