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elusive

Pronunciation: /iːˈluːsɪv; ɪˈluːsɪv/

Translation of elusive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [enemy/prey] escurridizo, difícil de aprehender 1.2 [personality/person] esquivo 1.3 [goal/agreement] difícil de alcanzar
    Example sentences
    • Pre-baiting an area that looks good is often the answer to catching one of these elusive carp.
    • He was injured last season, so we had to wait over a year before this elusive 100th was achieved!
    • He would then retreat, hoping to catch the elusive man in their new round.
    1.4 [memory] fugaz

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