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vate
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vate(
bah
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(composer of poetry)
a. bard
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Las composiciones del vate siempre versaban sobre el amor.The bard's works always dealt with love.
b. poet
Los versos del vate dejan entrever su romántica visión de la vida.The poet's verses provide a window into his romantic view of life.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(clairvoyant)
a. seer
El vate predijo la llegada de una devastadora tormenta al poblado.The seer predicted the arrival of a storm that would be devastating to the town.
b. prophet
Antiguamente, la gente confiaba en las predicciones de los vates.In the past, people used to rely on prophets' forecasts.
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vate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (formal)
a. bard
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vate
1 (Hist) seer; prophet
2 (Literat) poet; bard
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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