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genius

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːniəs/

Translation of genius in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable
    (plural geniuses)
    1.1 (clever person) genio (masculine)
    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/no numerable 2.1 (brilliance) genialidad (feminine) a man/work of genius un hombre/una obra genial 2.2 (gift) she has a genius for music tiene talento para la música he has a genius for saying the right thing tiene la habilidad or el don de decir lo apropiado en toda situación
    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.

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