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voracious

Pronunciation: /vɔːˈreɪʃəs; və-; vəˈreɪʃəs/

Translation of voracious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • voraz he's a voracious eater tiene un apetito voraz
    Example sentences
    • The method helps the cuckoo chick secure the food supply it needs to satisfy its voracious appetite.
    • Apart from their voracious appetite for native species, another worry is that they will burrow into riverbanks, adding to the problem of erosion.
    • I was a little disturbed that he had a voracious appetite for potato chips and would leave the empty wrappers all over the floor.

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