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prodigy

noun [C] uk   /ˈprɒd.ɪ.dʒi/ us    /ˈprɑː.də-/
someone with a very great ability that usually shows itself when that person is a young child: The 16-year-old tennis prodigy is the youngest player ever to reach the Olympic finals. He read in the paper about a mathematical prodigy who was attending university at the age of twelve.
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Translations of “prodigy”
in Spanish prodigio…
in French prodige…
in German das Wunder…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奇才,天才…
in Russian вундеркинд…
in Turkish dâhi, harika çocuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奇才,天才…
in Polish geniusz…
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