An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (close to; often used with "a")
a. attached
MI sobrino es muy apegado a mí y me ve casi como otra mamá.My nephew is very attached to me and he sees me almost like another mom.
2. (dedicated; often used with "a")
a. devoted
Los hijos de Julieta son muy cariñosos y apegados a ella.Julieta's children are very loving and devoted to her.
3. (emotionally dependent)
a. clingy
Empleamos varias técnicas para ayudar a los niños apegados a separarse de sus padres cuando los traen a la guardería.We use several techniques to help clingy children let their parents go when they drop them off at nursery.
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