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crave
American English: /kreɪv/
British English: /kreɪv/

Translation of crave in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (long for)
    (admiration/flattery)
    ansiar
    (affection)
    tener ansias de
    Example sentences
    • Kendall loves it, craves it and can put up with almost anything if there's a chance she's going to experience it.
    • Sixty per cent of those polled said they regularly craved certain foods and drinks.
    • Of course, there are people out there who like spam, who love and crave it.
  • 2 (beg, implore) [formal]
    (mercy/pardon/indulgence)
    implorar
    may I crave your attention for a moment?
    ¿puedo reclamar su atención un momento?

intransitive verb

  • to crave for something
    (pregnant woman)
    tener antojo de algo
    I was craving for a drink
    me moría de ganas de tomar algo
    to crave for or after peace [literary]
    anhelar la paz [literary]
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