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"En caso de" is a phrase which is often translated as "in the event of", and "infinito" is an adjective which is often translated as "infinite". Learn more about the difference between "en caso de" and "infinito" below.
en caso de(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. in the event of
En caso de empate, se jugará una prórroga.In the event of a tie, the game will go to overtime.
b. in case of
En caso de fiebre alta, se recomienda consultar al médico.In case of a high fever, consulting a doctor is recommended.
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infinito(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unending)
a. infinite
Miguel siente un amor infinito hacia su padre, pero nunca se lo ha dicho.Miguel feels an infinite love towards his father but he has never told him so.
b. boundless
Es normal que los padres sientan un amor infinito por su descendencia.It's normal for parents to feel boundless love for their offspring.
c. immense
Me produce una alegría infinita saber que vuelves a estar enamorado.Knowing you're in love again fills me with immense happiness.
d. countless
Te repetí infinitas veces que no lo hicieras y volviste a caer en la misma trampa.I told you countless times not to do it and you fell into the same trap again.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (profoundly)
a. infinitely
Te admiro infinito por haber conseguido tus objetivos.I'm infinitely impressed that you have managed to achieve your goals.
b. deeply
Lamento infinito este malentendido; procuraré que no se repita.I am deeply sorry about this misunderstanding. I will make sure it does not happen again.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (philosophy)
a. infinite
Muchos filósofos tratan de definir el infinito con explicaciones más allá de la lógica.Many philosophers try to define the infinite with explanations which go beyond logic.
4. (mathematics)
a. infinity
En matemáticas, el infinito se trata más de un concepto que de un número sin fin.In math, infinity is considered to be a concept rather than a neverending number.
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