Translation of patience in Spanish:

patience

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪʃəns/

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  • 1 (quality) paciencia (f) to try sb's patience poner* a prueba la paciencia de algn I lost my patience perdí la paciencia my patience is wearing thin/is exhausted se me está acabando or agotando/se me ha acabado or agotado la paciencia I've no patience with people like that con gente así yo no tengo paciencia patience is a virtue [set phrase] la paciencia es la madre de la ciencia [frase hecha/set phrase] to have the patience of Job/a saint tener* más paciencia que el santo Job/que un santo
  • 2 (cards) (BrE) solitario (m) to play patience hacer* solitarios a game of patience un solitario

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