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This word must begin with a capital letter and be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (spiritually aware)
a. enlightened
Un grupo de eruditos iluminados fundó una sociedad para celebrar sus rituales.A group of enlightened scholars founded a society to celebrate their rituals.
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).
2. (one with inspiring ideas)
a. visionary
Nuestro líder es un iluminado que nos ayudará a avanzar poniendo en marcha sus revolucionarias ideas.Our leader is a visionary who will help us to move forward implementing his revolutionary ideas.
3. (member of the secret society)
a. illuminatist
Estoy convencido de que una sociedad de élite controla el mundo, los Iluminados, la Francmasonería, llámalo como quieras.I'm convinced that there is an elite society that controls the world, the Illuminati, the Freemasons, call it what you want.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (con luz)
a. lit (up)
2. (religion)
a. enlightened
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (religion)
a. enlightened person
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iluminadoa iluminada
1 (alumbrado) illuminated; lit
2 (con conocimiento) enlightened
estar iluminado (borracho) to be lit up (familiar); (drogado) to be high (familiar)
los Iluminados the Illuminati
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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amplio e iluminado
spacious and well-lit
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