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desireverb [T not continuous]

uk   /dɪˈzaɪər/  us   /-ˈzaɪr/ formal

desire verb [T not continuous] (WANT)

C1 to ​want something, ​especiallystrongly: I desire only to be ​left in ​peace. The ​hotel had everything you could ​possibly desire. What does her Ladyship desire me to do/desire of me? [+ to infinitive] The ​president desires tomeet the new ​primeminister.

desire verb [T not continuous] (SEXUAL)

to have a ​strongsexualattraction to someone


uk   /dɪˈzaɪər/  us   /-ˈzaɪr/

desire noun (WANT)

B2 [C or U] a ​strongfeeling that you ​want something: I ​certainly have no desire to have ​children. There is a ​strong desire forpeace among the ​people. He ​needed to satisfy his desire forrevenge. [+ to infinitive] She had a burning/​strong desire to go back to her ​homecountry before she ​died. Several ​people have expressed a desire tosee the ​report.
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desire noun (SEXUAL NEED)

[U] formal the ​strongfeeling 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)

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desirenoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈzɑɪər/
a ​strongfeeling 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 ​lookolder. [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)
Traducciones de “desire”
en coreano 갈망…
en árabe رَغْبة…
in Malaysian hasrat…
en francés désir…
en ruso (сильное) желание, вожделение…
en chino (tradicionál) 想要, (尤指強烈地)渴望,希望,想要…
en italiano desiderio…
en turco emel, istek, arzu…
en polaco pragnienie, pożądanie…
en español deseo…
in Vietnamese sự khao khát…
en portugués desejo…
in Thai ความปรารถนา…
en alemán das Verlangen…
en catalán desig…
en japonés (強い)願望…
en chino (simplificado) 想要, (尤指强烈地)渴望,希望,想要…
in Indonesian keinginan…
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