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"Unwanted" is an adjective which is often translated as "no deseado", and "expired" is an adjective which is often translated as "caducado". Learn more about the difference between "unwanted" and "expired" below.
unwanted(
uhn
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wan
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dihd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not wanted)
a. no deseado
After winning the lottery, suddenly Graciela started getting a lot of unwanted attention.Después de ganar la lotería, de repente Graciela comenzó a recibir mucha atención no deseada.
b. superfluo
Susan removed her unwanted facial hair permanently with electrolysis.Susan se quitó el vello facial superfluo de forma permanente con electrólisis.
c. no solicitado
I get three or four unwanted calls a week from solicitors.Cada semana recibo tres o cuatro llamadas no solicitadas de vendedores.
d. inoportuno
My mother came by for a visit and brought an unwanted guest who talked for hours about her arthritis.Mi mamá llegó de visita y trajo a una visita inoportuna que estuvo horas hablando sobre su artritis.
2. (unloved)
a. de más
James felt unwanted, because no one at the party talked to him.James se sentía de más, porque nadie en la fiesta le hablaba.
3. (unplanned)
a. no deseado
The school nurse talked to the students about how to avoid an unwanted pregnancy.La enfermera escolar habló con los estudiantes sobre cómo evitar un embarazo no deseado.
b. no buscado
Maria came back from her vacation to Greece with a tan and an unwanted pregnancy.María volvió de sus vacaciones en Grecia con la piel bronceada y un embarazo no buscado.
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expired(
ehks
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pay
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uhrd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (no longer valid)
a. caducado
Daniel was arrested for driving with an expired license.Daniel fue detenido por haber manejado con un carnet caducado.
b. vencido
The restaurant needs to renew its expired liquor license.El restaurante tiene que renovar su permiso para servir alcohol vencido.
c. expirado
An expired contract is no longer binding.Un contrato expirado ya no es vinculante.
2. (gone bad)
a. caducado
You know you're eating expired meat, right?Sabes que estás comiendo carne caducada, ¿verdad?
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(deceased)
a. expirado
The servants covered the body of the expired prince.Los criados cubrieron el cadáver del príncipe expirado.
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