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crave

Pronunciation: /kreɪv/

Translation of crave in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (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.
    1.2 (beg, implore) [formal] [mercy/pardon/indulgence] implorar may I crave your attention for a moment? ¿puedo reclamar su atención un momento?

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to crave for sth [pregnant woman] tener* antojo de algo I was craving for a drink me moría de ganas de tomar algo to crave for o after peace [literary/literario] anhelar la paz [literary/literario]

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