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American English: /ˈtælənt/
British English: /ˈtalənt/

Translation of talent in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable and countable (aptitude, skill) to have musical/artistic talent
    tener talento musical/artístico
    she has a talent for languages
    tiene mucha facilidad para los idiomas
    with his usual talent for saying the wrong thing
    con su habilidad característica para meter la pata [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • A talent for design and beauty makes visual art or architecture a good choice of profession.
    • By dint of hard work and determination Piper used his natural artistic talent and practical skills to great effect.
    • Madison is a refreshing mature artist with natural talent and strong views about all aspects of her music and career.
    1.2 uncountable (talented people)
    gente (feminine) con talento
    Example sentences
    • He had come all the way from a small village to watch the best of talent gathered from all over the country.
    • On the field he reads the game very well and possesses immense talent.
    • The news is sure to please the Gigg Lane faithful, who relish watching home-grown talent.
    1.3 uncountable (attractive women or men) (British) [colloquial]they were eying up the talent
    estaban pasando revista al personal presente [humorous]
    not much talent here tonight!
    ¡esta noche no hay nadie que valga la pena!
  • 2 countable (History)
    Example sentences
    • So set my ransom as you wish, tribune -- calculated in talents not sesterces.
    • Each amount mentioned is a combination of an amount in gold - a fraction of a gram in each case — and an amount in talents.
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