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infinite
American English: /ˈɪnfənət/
British English: /ˈɪnfɪnɪt/

Translation of infinite in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (limitless)
    Example sentences
    • Since one can't draw a space/object of infinite size then one does the best to represent it.
    • We live on a tiny planet in a corner of a vast galaxy starred about with infinite space.
    • Since there's not an infinite amount of money, we have to choose.
    1.2 (great, extreme)
    (patience/sadness)
    infinito
    she took infinite pains over the meal
    puso el mayor de los esmeros en preparar la comida
    Example sentences
    • Trust me, an infinite amount of people ask me what camera I use, and the advertising is surely worth more money than a measly 300 bucks or so.
    • Given the infinite amount of stuff out there it's pointless to pretend that you can experience it all, but I think it's wrong to not be bothered and just ignore it all.
    • Now, being able to look at my toes while standing upright will have absolutely no use of course, but it will give me an infinite amount of satisfaction.

noun

  • the infinite
    Example sentences
    • At the same time, there was an exhilarating account of the infinite in Georg Cantor's set theory.
    • He discusses the infinite, distinguishing between the potentially infinite and the actual infinite.
    • It is more complicated than the other axioms, and involves the infinite in a fundamental way.

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