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ardent

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrdnt; ˈɑːdnt/

Translation of ardent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [supporter/patriot] apasionado; [lover] apasionado, fogoso; [plea/desire] ferviente; [prayer] ferviente, fervoroso she has been ardent in her support of the reforms ha apoyado ardientemente las reformas
    Example sentences
    • He has never played rugby, but is an ardent fan and a supporter of the game.
    • Since then, he has developed an ardent passion for the instrument.
    • He was a leading and ardent enthusiast for the very inward investment that he now equally enthusiastically disclaims.

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