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cherish
American English: /ˈtʃɛrɪʃ/
British English: /ˈtʃɛrɪʃ/

Translation of cherish in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (care for, value)
    (person/friendship)
    apreciar
    valorar
    to love and to cherish
    amarse y respetarse
    Example sentences
    • I couldn't ever deserve him, but Lord knows how much I cherish him and care about him.
    • I am, however, relieved to say that I do not instinctively want to protect and cherish her.
    • Through the years I have protected you like a brother, cherished you as a friend, and admired you like a suitor.
    Example sentences
    • We hold on to beliefs as if they were cherished possessions, like trinkets that have sentimental value but no practical use.
    • He was a big man who commanded much respect and his advice and wisdom was cherished by those close to the scene.
    • He was supportive of many local ventures and his wisdom and sound advice was cherished and respected by all who sought his views.
  • 2 (cling to)
    (memory/hope/ideal)
    conservar
    mantener
    (illusion/dream)
    abrigar
    acariciar
    Example sentences
    • While he has given up any hope of her recovering, his wife cherishes the seemingly impossible dream of a miraculous return to health.
    • Apart from entertaining audiences, David cherishes the thought that he is actually practicing a very important community activity.
  • 3
    also: cherished past participle of
    a long cherished ambition
    una ambición albergada durante largo tiempo
    his most cherished possession
    su bien más preciado

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