esteem
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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. (regard)
a. la estima
(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).
Regina learned that the professor she held in such high esteem just won the Nobel Prize.Regina se enteró de que el profesor a quien tenía en gran estima acaba de ganar el Premio Nobel.
b. el aprecio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I get the sense that Roger is in law school just for the esteem of his parents.Tengo la sensación de que Roger solo está en la facultad de derecho para obtener el aprecio de sus padres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to respect)
a. estimar
Though we esteem your credentials, we don't think you would be the best fit for the company.Aunque estimamos sus capacidades, no creemos que usted sea el candidato más adecuado para la compañía.
b. apreciar
Both parties esteem the nominee for the Supreme Court.Ambos partidos aprecian al candidato propuesto para la Corte Suprema.
c. valorar
This severance package is an indication of how much we have esteemed your contributions.Esta indemnización por despido es una muestra de cuánto hemos valorado sus contribuciones.
3. (to view as)
a. estimar
Experts esteem the text to be one of the oldest forms of writing.Los expertos estiman que el texto representa una de las formas de escritura más antiguas.
b. considerar
Don Quixote is esteemed to be the first modern novel.Don Quijote es considerado como la primera novela moderna.
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esteem
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la estima
(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 hold somebody in high/low esteemtener a alguien en gran/poca estima
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. estimar
3. (formal)
a.
to esteem it an honor that…considerar un honor que…
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esteem [ɪsˈtiːm]
transitive verb
1 [+person] estimar; apreciar
my esteemed colleague mi estimado colega
2 (consider) considerar; estimar
I would esteem it an honour lo consideraría un honor
noun
estima (f); aprecio (m)
to hold sb in high esteem tener a algn en gran estima; he lowered himself in my esteem bajó en mi estima; he went up in my esteem ganó valor a mis ojos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "esteem"
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low self-esteem
la baja autoestima
self-esteem issues
problemas de autoestima
self-esteem
el amor propio
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