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passionate
American English: /ˈpæʃ(ə)nət/
British English: /ˈpaʃ(ə)nət/

Translation of passionate in Spanish:

adjective

  • (love/affair/kiss/lover)
    (hatred)
    (admirer/follower)
    he has a passionate enthusiasm for horse-racing
    le apasionan las carreras de caballos
    she's passionate about gardening
    es una apasionada de la jardinería
    she was passionate in her defense of the party
    fue vehemente en su defensa del partido
    Example sentences
    • Mr Merchant, 41, is passionate about football and gets a real kick out of seeing the children in his club succeed.
    • They are so passionate about their football and it is beginning to show in the quality of the players.
    • Most people who are passionate about football would say that, I think.
    Example sentences
    • The focus of the narrative is on the life of an architect and a bank officer who get married after a passionate love affair.
    • The pair escape to his rooftop garret and, free from the cares of the world, begin a passionate love affair.
    • A passionate love affair ensues between the pair, which has doom written all over it.

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