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Translation of anhelar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • [literario/literary] [fama/gloria/poder] to yearn for, to long for anhelar + infinitivo/infinitive to long to + infinitivo/infinitive, yearn to + infinitivo/infinitive anhelaba llevar una vida tranquila she longed o/or yearned to lead a peaceful lifeanhelar que + subjuntivo/subjunctive anhelaba que su hijo fuera feliz his deepest desire o/or greatest wish was for his son to be happy

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