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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uneducated)
a. ignorant
No quiero que ese maestro ignorante siga dándole clases a mi hijo.I don't want that ignorant teacher to continue to teach my son.
2. (oblivious)
a. unaware
Yo no me puedo creer que haya permanecido todo este tiempo ignorante de lo que pasaba.I cannot believe he has been unaware of everything that was going on all this time.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (uneducated person)
a. ignoramus
Julián es un ignorante, aunque él se crea que lo sabe todo.Julian is an ignoramus, even if he believes he knows everything.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ignorant
ignorante de lo que ocurríaunaware of what was happening
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. ignoramus
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