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American English: /ˌædməˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /adməˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of admiration in Spanish:


  • 1 (appreciation) 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
    Example sentences
    • There is something about a person who has the integrity to live as they profess to believe that never fails to spark at least a faint twinge of admiration.
    • His unique teaching style gained him the admiration and affection of the many talented undergraduate and graduate students who were attracted to his lectures and seminars.
    • It was the innocence and charm of his work that won him the admiration of the avant-garde.
  • 2 (person, thing admired) to be the admiration of somebody
    ser la admiración de alguien

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