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imaginary

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmædʒəneri; ɪˈmædʒɪnəri/

Translation of imaginary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [person/place/danger] imaginario
    Example sentences
    • How they coped with this transfer of power is a vital part of these imaginary conversations.
    • To escape reality, I invented an imaginary world and began writing poetry.
    • I bowed to an imaginary crowd and pretended to thank my parents and all who believed in me.
    1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [number/part] imaginario
    Example sentences
    • What was most perplexing was that in using these subtle and imaginary numbers it was possible to solve cubic equations.
    • The idea is based on an ingenious use of the properties of imaginary numbers.
    • It also only worked, he noted, when certain imaginary parts of two complex numbers cancelled out.

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.