Translation of admiration in Spanish:

admiration

Pronunciation: /ˌædməˈreɪʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (appreciation) admiración (feminine) I'm filled with admiration for them/their music siento (una) gran admiración por ellos/su música my admiration for him knows no bounds mi admiración por él no tiene límites that's superb, he exclaimed in admiration —¡excelente! —exclamó lleno de admiración
    More example sentences
    • I agreed to do so because of my love for the company and my love and respect and admiration for the employees of the company.
    • The hard working people in the theatre community deserve our respect and admiration for the time and effort they put into their craft.
    • This is the mutual decision of two people with an enormous amount of respect and admiration for each other.
    1.2 (person, thing admired) to be the admiration of sb ser* la admiración de algn

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