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.
wanted(
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. (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).
phrase
2. (in adverts)
a. se busca
Wanted: people to work from home.Se busca: gente para trabajar desde casa
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desire(
dih
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zay
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uhr
)
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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