nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1.1 (para el viento) weather vane, weathercock 1.2(veleta masculino o femenino)[familiar/colloquial] (persona inconstante) giddy person [anticuado/dated] es un veleta he changes his mind every two minutes o/or [familiar/colloquial] [humorístico/humorous] more often than he changes his underwear
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.