encantado
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encantado(
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kahn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very pleased)
a. delighted
Estaría encantado de acompañarte al baile.I would be delighted to accompany you to the ball.
Estoy encantado con el rendimiento del equipo.I'm delighted with the team's performance.
2. (under a spell)
a. enchanted
La gente dice que esa casa está encantada.People say that house is enchanted.
b. bewitched (person)
La princesa encantada no se acordaba de su nombre.The bewitched princess couldn't remember her name.
3. (distracted)
a. in a trance
Mi amigo siempre parece estar encantado durante la clase de física.My friend always looks like he's in a trance during physics class.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (in social introductions)
a. pleasure
Te quiero presentar a mi esposa. - Encantado de conocerla. Soy Luis.I'd like to introduce you to my wife. - Pleasure to meet you. I'm Luis.
encantados
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (children's game)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. freeze tag
Ven, vamos a jugar a los encantados.Come on, we're going to play freeze tag.
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encantado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (contento)
a. delighted
encantado (de conocerle)pleased to meet you
2. (hechizado; casa, lugar)
a. haunted
3. (persona)
a. bewitched
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encantado
adjective
1 (muy contento) delighted
si te encargas tú, yo por mí encantada I'd be only too pleased o I'd be delighted if you'd take care of it
te cedo mi sitio encantado
estar encantado con algo/algn to be delighted with sth/sb; está encantada con el piso nuevo she's delighted with the new flat; estar encantado de algo: estoy encantado de tu éxito I'm delighted at your success; estoy encantada de poder ayudarte I'm delighted to be able to help you
2 (en fórmulas de presentación)
encantado de conocerlo (I'm) delighted to meet you; —el Sr. Martínez —¡encantado! "let me introduce you to Mr Martínez" — "how do you do!" o "pleased to meet you!"
3 (embrujado) enchanted
una casa encantada un jardín encantado
4 (distraído)
¡espabila, que parece que estés encantada! wake up, you seem to be in a trance!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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