confidence
confidence(
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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. (trust)
a. la confianza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. 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 every confidence in you.Tengo entera confianza en ti.
2. (self-confidence)
a. la confianza en sí mismo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She's gaining confidence as she learns.Está ganando confianza en sí misma a medida que aprende.
b. la seguridad en sí mismo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He lacks the confidence to talk to people he doesn't know.Le falta la seguridad en sí mismo para hablar con gente que no conoce.
3. (secret)
a. la confidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My best friend would never tell my confidences to anyone.Mi mejor amigo nunca le contaría mis confidencias a nadie.
4. (confidentiality)
a. la confianza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can share your problems with me in confidence.Puedes contarme tus problemas en confianza.
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confidence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trust)
a. la confianza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have confidence in somebodyfiarse de alguien, tener confianza en alguien
to have every confidence that…estar completamente seguro(a) de que…
to take somebody into one's confidenceconfiarse a alguien
confidence tricktimo m, estafa f
2. (self-assurance)
a. la confianza (en uno/una mismo(a))
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
she's full of confidencetiene mucha confianza en sí misma
3. (secret)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to exchange confidencesintercambiar confidencias
in confidenceconfidencialmente
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confidence [ˈkɒnfɪdəns]
noun
1 (trust) confianza (f)
to gain sb's confidence ganarse la confianza de algn
to have (every) confidence in sb tener (entera) confianza en algn
to have (every) confidence that estar seguro de que
to inspire confidence inspirar confianza
a motion of no confidence moción (f) de censura
to put one's confidence in sth/sb confiar en algo/algn
she put her confidence in her husband you should not put your confidence in people he put his confidence in the new business his record on ceasefires inspires no confidence
2 (also self-confidence) confianza (f) (en sí mismo); seguridad (f) (en sí mismo)
to gain confidence ganar confianza or seguridad (en sí mismo)
he lacks confidence le falta confianza or seguridad (en sí mismo)
3 (secrecy) confianza (f)
in confidence en confianza
to tell sb (about) sth in strict confidence decir algo a algn en la más estricta confianza; "write in confidence to Michelle Davis" "escriba a Michelle Davis: discreción garantizada"
to take sb into one's confidence confiarse a algn
4 (revelation) confidencia (f)
they exchanged confidences se hicieron confidencias
Gregory shared confidences with Carmen
modifier
confidence man (n) timador (m); estafador (m)
confidence trick confidence game especially (US) (n) timo (m); estafa (f)
confidence trickster (n) timadoratimadora (m) (f);a timadora estafadoraestafadora (m) (f);a estafadora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "confidence"
Here are the most popular phrases with "confidence." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
confidence in myself
confianza en mí mismo
self-confidence
la confianza en sí mismo
have confidence
tener confianza en, confiar en
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