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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (impossible to defeat)
a. invincible
El ejército invencible de Alejandro Magno marchó hacia el este.Alexander the Great's invincible army marched towards the east.
b. unbeatable
El emperador le otorgó la libertad al gladiador invencible.The emperor granted the unbeatable gladiator his freedom.
2. (too great to be overcome)
a. insuperable
Debido a su timidez invencible, Ramiro nunca se animó a invitarme a una cita.Due to his insuperable shyness, Ramiro never dared to ask me out.
b. insurmountable
"El cañón era un obstáculo invencible," argumentó el historiador."The cannon was an insurmountable obstacle," argued the historian.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ejército, enemigo)
a. invincible
2. (timidez)
a. insurmountable, insuperable
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[+enemigo, rival] invincible; unbeatable; [+obstáculo] insurmountable; insuperable
La (Armada) Invencible the (Spanish Armada) 1588; (1588)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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