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Spanish translation of “desire”

desire

noun /diˈzaiə/
a wish or longing
deseo
I have a sudden desire for a bar of chocolate I have no desire ever to see him again.
desirable adjective pleasing or worth having
deseable, apetecible, envidiable
a desirable residence.
desirability noun the extent to which something is desirable
atracción
I’m not sure about the desirability of the situation.
(Definition of desire from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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