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adaptive
American English: /əˈdæptɪv/
British English: /əˈdaptɪv/

Translation of adaptive in Spanish:

adjective

  • adaptivo
    Example sentences
    • You can even make the case that it is an evolutionary adaptive behaviour.
    • The adaptive skills are those daily living skills needed to live, work and play in the community.
    • It also features adaptive headlights that swivel with the direction of travel to illuminate the road ahead.

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    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.