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prolific

Pronunciation: /prəˈlɪfɪk/

Translation of prolific in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Biology/Biología] prolífico
    Example sentences
    • Both are frequently images of creativity: rabbits are prolific and snakes shed their skins and grow new ones as an act of renewal.
    • It is one of Britain's most prolific weeds, with its creeping, fanned leaves having taken over large swathes of countryside.
    • Backs of vacant houses create a poor impression at the Docks, where weeds were quite prolific on the gravel areas.
    Example sentences
    • Forty-six species of wildlife have been identified here and the bird life is prolific.
    • Restricted movement causes increased pollution and traffic lights are becoming so prolific there must be a drain on power supplies.
    • What has changed is that this technology has become prolific.
    Example sentences
    • The Dee in Aberdeenshire, once a highly prolific spring river, continues to suffer from a dreadful lack of these big early salmon.
    • From Cape Wrath to Campbeltown, once prolific river systems have been denuded of their most precious asset.
    • Beats higher up the river are often more prolific this late in the season with fish running hard to the middle and upper stretches.
    1.2 [author/artist] prolífico
    Example sentences
    • A prolific poet and author, he appears for the time being to have put down his pen.
    • She is also a prolific composer of ballads in English and Irish.
    • Beamish is one of the best-known names in classical music, and Britain's most prolific composer of concertos.

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