Quick answer
"Desired" is a form of "desire", a noun which is often translated as "el deseo". "Wanted" is an adjective which is often translated as "buscado". Learn more about the difference between "wanted" and "desired" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sought for questioning)
a. buscado
He's on the wanted list for acts of terrorism.Está en la lista de personas buscadas por actos de terrorismo.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (in adverts)
a. se busca
Wanted: people to work from home.Se busca: gente para trabajar desde casa
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (want)
a. el deseo
(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).
I have no desire to work today.No tengo ningún deseo de trabajar hoy.
I write down my secret desires in this diary.Anoto mis deseos secretos en este diario.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to long for)
a. desear
I desire a lot of things in life, but the most important is happiness.Yo deseo muchas cosas en la vida, pero la más importante es la felicidad.
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