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ajeno
feminine: ajena

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  • 1[ser] 1.1 (que no corresponde, pertenece) dos generaciones cuyos ideales son totalmente ajenos
    two generations whose ideals are completely alien to each other o have nothing in common
    un asunto que le era ajeno
    a matter that was o had nothing to do with him
    el ambiente en que ella se mueve me es totalmente ajeno
    the world she moves in is quite alien o foreign to me
    ajeno a algopor razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad
    for reasons beyond our control
    prohibido el paso a toda persona ajena a la empresa intereses ajenos a los de la empresa
    interests not in accord with those of the company
    1.2 (que pertenece, corresponde a otro) se servía de una tarjeta de crédito ajena
    he was using another person's o someone else's credit card
    por el bien ajeno
    for the good of others
    el domingo juegan en campo ajeno
    on Sunday they're on the road (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) they're playing away (from home)
    las desgracias ajenas no me interesan
    I'm not interested in other people's misfortunes
    amigo2
  • 2 2.1[estar] (inatento)ajeno a algo
    unaware of something
    oblivious to something
    trabajaba totalmente ajeno a lo que pasaba a su alrededor
    he worked on, completely unaware of o oblivious to what was going on around him
    2.2[estar] (indiferente)ajeno a algosiempre permaneció ajeno a sus problemas
    he never got involved with her problems
    he always remained aloof from her problems
    2.3[ser] (no involucrado)ajeno a algoirregularidades a las que han sido ajenos
    irregularities to which they have not been party o in which they have not been involved
Example sentences
  • Aprender de las experiencias ajenas y adecuarlas para nuestro club y nuestra realidad.
  • El actual partido de gobierno no es ajeno a ese comportamiento.
  • Despreocuparse es no creerte el paladín de las causas ajenas, ni de las propias.

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