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Significado de “desire” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "desire" - Diccionario Inglés

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desireverb [T not continuous]

uk   /dɪˈzaɪər/  us   /dɪˈzaɪr/ formal

desirenoun

uk   /dɪˈzaɪər/  us   /dɪˈzaɪr/
  • desire noun (WANT)

B2 [C or U] a strong feeling that you want something: I certainly have no desire to have children. There is a strong desire for peace among the people. He needed to satisfy his desire for revenge. [+ to infinitive] She had a burning/strong desire to go back to her home country before she died. Several people have expressed a desire to see the report.

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  • desire noun (SEXUAL NEED)

[U] formal the strong feeling that you want to have sex with someone: sexual desire Beatrice was the object of Dante's desire.
(Definition of desire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "desire" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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desirenoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈzɑɪər/
a strong feeling of wanting something, or something you want: [U] He claims to have no desire for wealth. [C] She expressed a desire to speak with her attorney. [C] Teenagers often have a burning desire to look older. [C] My desires in life are few.

desireverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈzɑɪər/
to want something strongly: They don’t really seem to desire change.
(Definition of desire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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