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"Intentional" is an adjective which is often translated as "deliberado", and "meaningful" is an adjective which is often translated as "significativo". Learn more about the difference between "intentional" and "meaningful" below.
intentional
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. deliberado
It doesn't matter if it was accidental or intentional. You still offended her.No importa si fue accidental o deliberado. Igual, la ofendiste.
b. intencional
The gang members were arrested for the intentional destruction of public property.Los miembros de la pandilla fueron arrestados por la destrucción intencional de propiedad pública.
c. intencionado
The prosecutor had to prove the murder was intentional in order to convict the defendant.El fiscal tenía que probar que el asesinato había intencionada para condenar al acusado.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (significant)
a. significativo
One of the best things about working here has been the meaningful friendships that I've made.Una de las mejores cosas de trabajar aquí ha sido que he forjado amistades significativas.
b. valioso
Helping the poor in another country was a very meaningful experience for me.Ayudar a los pobres en otro país fue una experiencia muy valiosa para mi.
c. que tiene sentido
It's comforting to know that my grandfather lived a meaningful life.Me reconforta saber que mi abuelo vivió una vida que tuvo sentido.
d. positivo
If we can't listen to each other's opinions, then this meeting has ceased to be meaningful.Si no podemos escuchar las opiniones de los demás, esta reunión ha dejado de ser positiva.
e. coherente
There's no meaningful explanation for why these crimes are occurring.No hay ninguna explicación coherente de por qué están ocurriendo estos crímenes.
2. (expressive)
a. significativo
Sandy gave him a meaningful look, and he knew exactly what she was thinking.Sandy le lanzó una mirada significativa, y él supo exactamente lo que ella estaba pensando.
b. elocuente
Tom's meaningful smile told Susan that he was a very genuine person.La sonrisa elocuente de Tom hizo que Susan se diera cuenta de que él era una persona muy sincera.
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