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fond
American English: /fɑnd/
British English: /fɒnd/

Translation of fond in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 1 (predicative) fond of somebody/something/-ingshe's very fond of Sue
    le tiene mucho cariño a Sue
    quiere mucho a Sue
    he was fond of chocolate
    le gustaba el chocolate
    he's a bit too fond of criticizing other people
    es demasiado aficionado a criticar a los demás
    to grow fond of somebody
    tomarle cariño a alguien
    encariñarse con alguien
    Example sentences
    • The dead, as he is very fond of saying, don't care.
    • She had grown rather fond of the European drink and found it to be relaxing to sit and sip.
    • But over the years as he matured, she grew quite fond of him.
  • 2 (before noun) 2.1 (loving)
    (gesture/look)
    they were locked in a fond embrace
    estaban tiernamente abrazados
    with fondest regards
    con mi más sincero afecto
    2.2 (indulgent)
    (parent/husband)
    demasiado complaciente
    Example sentences
    • Do you have any especially fond memories of those times that you might share?
    • He served from 1929 to 1955, leaving behind a legacy of material treasures as well as fond memories.
    • Believe it or don't, but Levine seems to have some pretty fond memories from his visits.
    2.3 (delusive, vain)
    (hope/illusion)
    Example sentences
    • That fond hope never materialised and there was no reason to suppose it would.
    • Even in defeat, he sees success and vows to contest again with the fond hope that he will emerge a victor one day.
    • In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation.

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