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Spanish translation of “reluctant”


adjective /rəˈlaktənt/
renuente, reacio
He was reluctant to accept the medal for his bravery.
reluctantly adverb
reaciamente, renuentemente
She reluctantly agreed to come with us.
reluctance noun
I don’t understand his reluctance to go.
(Definition of reluctant from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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