An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (envious)
a. jealous
No te pongas celoso del éxito de los demás. ¡Mejor ponte a trabajar!Don't get jealous of other people's success. Instead, get to work!
Manuel está celoso del asistente personal de su esposa.Manuel is jealous of his wife's personal assistant.
2. (dedicated)
a. zealous
Timoteo es un supervisor muy celoso. Saca mucho provecho de su gente.Timoteo is a very zealous supervisor. He gets a lot out of his people.
b. conscientious
Gracias a tus esfuerzos celosos, la empresa ha generado ganancias este trimestre.Thanks to your conscientious efforts, the company has turned a profit this quarter.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (con celos)
a. jealous
2. (cumplidor)
a. keen, eager
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (con celos)
a. jealous person
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1 [+marido, hermano] jealous;de of
2 (ferviente) zealous; (en el trabajo) conscientious
3 (desconfiado) suspicious; distrustful
4 (Latinoamérica) (Mecánica) highly sensitive
5 (And) [+barca] unsteady; easily upset
6 (Latinoamérica) [+arma] delicate; liable to go off
este es un fusil celoso this gun is quite liable to go off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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