Translation of avid in Spanish:

avid

Pronunciation: /ˈævəd; ˈævɪd/

adj

  • 1.1 (enthusiastic) (before noun/delante del nombre) [reader/interest] ávido; [fan/follower] ferviente
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    • She looked at me with avid interest, with those eyes so much like mine.
    • She was used to befriending her students and taking and avid interest in their lives.
    • Most of them read cookery books with as much avid interest as articles about dieting.
    1.2 (greedy) (predicative/predicativo) to be avid for sth estar* ávido de algo
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    • Many of the friendly people they met in Ballina, NSW, showed a great interest in the Irish sister town, after which it is named, and were avid for information about Ballina, Co. Mayo.
    • He published this clarification in the Architectural Record for American art lovers, who were avid for information about what was happening in the Old World.
    • Here, Labour and the Conservatives - lacking the activist enthusiasm that sustained them for most of the last century - are avid for the costly substitute of electronic technology.

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