There are 2 translations of profligate in Spanish:

profligate1

Pronunciation: /ˈprɑːflɪgət; ˈprɒflɪgət/

adj

  • 1.1 (extravagant) derrochador, despilfarrador a profligate misuse of the country's resources un despilfarro de los recursos del país
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    • Unfortunately, the extent of the downswing will be proportional to boom-time excesses, and the profligate consumer sector will be forced to retrench.
    • Dismissing conservation as a low priority is dangerous in that it will encourage a profligate use of natural resources and a lack of concern about the current human destruction of the Earth.
    • Manifestly, America's bubble economy of the late 1990s had its center in the most profligate consumer borrowing and spending binge in history.
    1.2 (immoral) [formal] disoluto, libertino
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    • The recent support for the party of Pim Fortuyn in the Netherlands has failed to quell the spirit of profligate immorality endemic to that country.
    • In Northern Europe, they'll deny you a discharge if they think you ran up the original debt in a profligate or immoral fashion.

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There are 2 translations of profligate in Spanish:

profligate2

n

[formal]
  • 1.1 (immoral person) libertino, (masculine, feminine)
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    • It was believed Germans were afraid of pooling their successful monetary sovereignty with putative profligates such as, perhaps, Italy.
    • The profligates that biologists call stem cells have their own secret for staying young: run away and hide in a place far from the machinations of transcription factors with an eye on your genes.
    • White, blue, purple, and scarlet were the colors of the gods, priests, profligates, saints and monarchs, either in combination or singularly.
    1.2 (spendthrift) derrochador, (m,f), despilfarrador, (m,f)

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.