Translation of patient in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪʃənt/


  • [teacher/mother] paciente; [research/explanation] hecho con paciencia y detenimiento to be patient ser* paciente, tener* paciencia be patient just a little longer ten un poco más de paciencia to be patient with sb tener* paciencia con algn
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    • The people of Gloucester must have been affected by the patient suffering of their pastor.
    • The Foss Basin is always a safe bet at this time of year and pike anglers have been reaping the rewards of a patient approach.
    • This time, they are taking a more patient approach.


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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.