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destinado
also: feminine: destinada

adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (predestinado) See examples:destinado a algo
    destined for something
    estaba destinado a la vida religiosa
    he was destined for religious life
    destinado al fracaso
    destined to fail
    estaba destinado a tener una muerte violenta
    he was destined to die a violent death
    parece que está destinada a sufrir
    she seems doomed o destined to suffer
    1.2 (dirigido, asignado)destinado a algolas cajas destinadas a Montevideo
    the boxes for o bound for o being sent to Montevideo
    dos cajas destinadas a nuestras oficinas en León
    two boxes consigned to o destined for our offices in León
    los aviones destinados a este fin
    the planes used for this purpose
    una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos
    a policy aimed at strengthening these links
    comida destinada a ser distribuida entre los refugiados
    food destined o intended for distribution among the refugees
  • 2 2.1 (militar)destinado en Ceuta
    stationed in Ceuta
    2.2 (funcionario/diplomático)ahora está destinado en Lima
    now he's in Lima
    he's been posted o sent o assigned to Lima

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