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zeal

Pronunciation: /ziːl/

Translation of zeal in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [Politics/Política] [Religion/Religión] fervor (masculine), celo (masculine) she showed excessive zeal mostró un celo or afán excesivo in her zeal for reform … en su afán reformista …
    Example sentences
    • I do commend the officers involved upon their zeal and energy.
    • One glance at those staring eyes was enough to confirm that this was a man burning with missionary zeal.
    • At the age of 21, full of zeal and love, Richard was accepted as a junior agent in the Irish Church Missions.

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