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fugitive
American English: /ˈfjudʒədɪv/
British English: /ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv/

Translation of fugitive in Spanish:

noun

  • fugitivo, (-va) (masculine, feminine)
    a fugitive from justice [literary]
    un prófugo de la justicia
    Example sentences
    • I would rather die first, or become a fugitive from justice!
    • Now that she has become a fugitive from justice, the townspeople see an opportunity to exploit her.
    • He fled bail to become a fugitive from justice.

adjective before noun

  • 1.1 (runaway)
    (slave/dissident)
    fugitivo
    1.2 (fleeting) [literary]
    (idea/memory/success)
    fugaz [literary]
    efímero
    Example sentences
    • In a second, and more fugitive image, the action opens with modern citizens struggling to be heard in the public arena.
    • It is another fugitive inscription on the page of earth that it is necessary to seize, that you want to understand.
    • We take a lot of measures to stop fugitive dust blow.
    1.3 (not fast)
    (dye/color)
    no sólido

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