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awesome

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːsəm/

Translation of awesome in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [task/achievement] imponente, formidable
    Example sentences
    • The awesome majesty and power of these mountains is breathtaking and I look at them every day.
    • One feels so helpless, so small in the face of such awesome power being so recklessly cast about.
    • To take one's own life or to terminate the life of another out of mercy is to exercise the most awesome power imaginable.
    Example sentences
    • I feel honored to be able to help out these excellent people with such an awesome event.
    • This girl can sing - and she did an awesome take on the song with only a few little issues with the notes.
    • Some first impressions - Spotlight is pretty awesome and a positive move in desktop search.
    1.2 (as interjection/como interjección) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ¡impresionante!

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