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"Dotado" is an adjective which is often translated as "gifted", and "superdotado" is an adjective which is often translated as "extremely gifted". Learn more about the difference between "dotado" and "superdotado" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (exceptional)
a. gifted
Mi hijo nació dotado para jugar al fútbol.My son was born a gifted soccer player.
b. talented
Marcos está dotado de talento musical.Marcos is musically talented.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(possessing a large penis, large breasts, or large buttocks)
a. well-endowed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Marta dijo que su novio estaba muy bien dotado.Marta said that her boyfriend is very well-endowed.
3. (fitted)
a. equipped
La caja de herramientas viene dotada con todo tipo de artilugios.The toolbox is equipped with all kinds of gadgets.
4. (priced)
a. worth
¡En la lotería gané un premio dotado en 10,000 euros!I won a prize worth 10,000 euros in the lottery!
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superdotado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (highly gifted)
a. extremely gifted
La alumna superdotada se aburría en la escuela porque todo le parecía fácil.The extremely giften student got bored in school because everything seemed easy for her.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (highly gifted person)
a. extremely gifted person
Los superdotados necesitan asistir a clases especiales que correspondan con su nivel de inteligencia.Extremely gifted people need to attend special classes that correspond to their level of intelligence.
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