There are 2 translations of desire in Spanish:

desire1

Pronunciation: /dɪˈzaɪr; dɪˈzaɪə(r)/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (wish) deseo (masculine), anhelo (masculine) [literary/literario] his greatest o heart's desire su mayor deseo or [literary/literario] anhelo, su deseo ferviente a desire for sth deseos (masculine plural)de algoa desire to + infinitive/infinitivo he expressed a desire to see his family dijo que tenía deseos de ver a su familia, dijo que deseaba ver a su familia I have no real desire to go into business no me entusiasma la idea de dedicarme a los negocios
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    • Given the strong desires of those who wish to maintain the status quo, however, the plan faces an uphill battle before being adopted.
    • When film stars join politics out of strong commitment or a genuine desire to do public good, their credibility is intact.
    • The freedom to share yourself, that is, your passions, your fears, your secret desires, your wishes with others is one of the greatest treasures of mankind.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (lust) deseo (masculine)
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    • A strong sexual desire, it was contended, should be recognised as a sign of health and energy, both for the individual and for society.
    • When panderers to sexual desire frequent a location, other appetite providers will follow.
    • Fortunately, today there are lots of options for keeping a woman's sexual desire strong.

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Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 2 translations of desire in Spanish:

desire2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (want) [happiness/success/approval] desear it is to be desired es de desear his conduct leaves a great deal to be desired su conducta deja mucho que desear 1.2
    (desired past participle of/participio pasado de)
    deseado to have the desired effect producir* el efecto deseado cut the wood to the desired length corte la madera a la medida deseada
    1.3 (request) [formal] rogar* [formal], solicitar [formal] to desire sb to + infinitive/infinitivo rogar(le)* a algn que + subjunctive/subjuntivo
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    • And most of the times we don't know what kind of context we are really providing, no matter how strongly we desire it to be something else.
    • Dates are transposed and video carefully edited to create whatever effect is desired.
    • The restrictions contradict the wishes of researchers desiring public availability.
  • 2 (lust after) [person] desear
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    • This is starting to form a divide in our relationship - he still desires me sexually and is understandably hurt when I don't reciprocate.
    • How could I get by so thoroughly desiring someone I could never have?
    • We are very vulnerable to anyone who desires us; it's a very powerful thing to be desired by someone, even if we don't think we're interested in that person.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.