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adventure

Pronunciation: /ədˈventʃər; ədˈventʃə(r)/

Translation of adventure in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (exciting experience) aventura (feminine) to have an adventure tener* una aventura (before noun/delante del nombre) [story/film] de aventuras
    Example sentences
    • Does the idea of touring conjure up exciting images of places to see and new foods and adventures to experience in foreign lands?
    • For some children starting kindergarten is an exciting adventure, for others the experience borders on the terrifying.
    • It is also an exciting adventure and a story of a quest that must be fulfilled.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (excitement) aventura (feminine) the spirit of adventure el espíritu aventurero or de aventura a life of adventure una vida (llena) de aventuras adventure vacation (for children) [ vacaciones con variedad de actividades deportivas ] (for adults) viaje (masculine) aventura
    Example sentences
    • Men crave adventure, risk, danger and heroic sacrifice.
    • The danger, excitement and adventure of racing yachts on the high seas awaits a North Yorkshire woman, picked to take part in one of the world's toughest yacht races.
    • I am armed with a sense of adventure, and excited for what awaits.

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