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anhelar

Translation of anhelar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • [literario]
    (fama/gloria/poder)
    to yearn for
    to long for
    anhelar + infinitivo
    to long to + infinitivo
    yearn to + infinitivo
    anhelaba llevar una vida tranquila
    she longed o yearned to lead a peaceful life
    anhelar que + subjuntivoanhelaba que su hijo fuera feliz
    his deepest desire o greatest wish was for his son to be happy
Example sentences
  • La dirigencia anhela ver el estadio Jocay repleto hasta las banderas.
  • Los días pasan tan rápido que en cualquier momento llega el día tan anhelado por ustedes.
  • Los pueblos del Cáucaso anhelan el regreso a la paz y la estabilidad.

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