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"Addict" is a noun which is often translated as "el adicto", and "addicted" is an adjective which is often translated as "adicto". Learn more about the difference between "addict" and "addicted" below.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (addicted person)
a. el adicto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la adicta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Miguel is a counselor who helps recovering addicts.Miguel es un orientador que ayuda a adictos en recuperación.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fan)
a. el entusiasta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la entusiasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Juan is a comic book addict who travels to fairs and conventions.Juan es un entusiasta de los cómics que viaja a ferias y congresos.
b. el fanático
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la fanática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My girlfriend is a cooking show addict.Mi novia es una fanática de las series de cocina.
c. el adicto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la adicta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That guy is a video game addict; he hardly ever leaves the house.Ese tipo es adicto a los videojuegos; apenas sale de la casa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to cause dependence on)
a. hacer adicto a
Overprescribing opioids has addicted a large part of the population.La prescripción excesiva de opioides ha hecho adicta a una gran parte de la población.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. adicto
He became addicted to cocaine and had to go to rehab.Se volvió adicto a la cocaína y tuvo que ir a un centro de rehabilitación.
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