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genius
American English: /ˈdʒinjəs/
British English: /ˈdʒiːnɪəs/

Translation of genius in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable
    plural geniuses
    1.1 (clever person)
    Example sentences
    • It was indeed the activity of the geniuses, of the masters of their craft, that made the rules.
    • It is, after all, the biggest country on earth with a colossal roll-call of intellectual and artistic geniuses.
    • This Valentine's Day, for the first time, the two musical geniuses are coming together.
    1.2 (powerful influence) an evil genius
    una influencia maligna
  • 2 uncountable 2.1 (brilliance) a man/work of genius
    un hombre/una obra genial
    Example sentences
    • It was this man who, in 1799, combined a passion for power with his genius for leadership.
    • The player is valued by his ability to play with skill, courage, commitment, genius, flair, strength and legitimate aggression.
    • Their affiliation does not spring from supposed gifts of natural genius.
    2.2 (gift) she has a genius for music he has a genius for saying the right thing
    tiene la habilidad or el don de decir lo apropiado en toda situación
  • 3 countable
    plural genii
    3.1 (spirit)
    Example sentences
    • Few people today would have difficulty recognizing in Haydon the outlines of a new social character - the romantic genius.
    • Does democracy suit the genius of our two peoples, where votes are cast/obtained for considerations other than merit and manifestos?
    • Secularism suits the genius of a multi-religious, multi-caste and multi-lingual country like India best.
    3.2 (essential nature) [literary]
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