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condenado
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 7).
condenado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (legal)
a. sentenced
La mujer condenada mantenía que era inocente.The sentenced woman insisted that she was innocent.
b. convicted
Vi en las noticias que un hombre condenado a cadena perpetua resultó ser inocente.I saw in the news that a man convicted to life in prison turned out to be innocent.
c. condemned
Los últimos momentos de un hombre condenado a muerte deben de ser muy tristes.The final moments of a man condemned to death must be very sad.
2. (fated; used with "a")
a. doomed to
Dicen que quienes niegan la historia están condenados a repetirla.They say that those who deny History are doomed to repeat it.
b. destined for
Ese proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso desde el principio.That project was destined for failure from the beginning.
c. destined to
Habiendo hecho muy poco trabajo y con su consejero de vacaciones en el último semestre, Juan estaba condenado a suspender su tesis.Having done little work and with his advisor on vacation during his last semester, Juan was destined to fail his thesis.
3. (religious)
a. damned
Fue un pecador que no se arrepintió y por eso su alma está condenada.He was a sinner who didn't repent, so his soul is damned.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(goddamned)
a. damned
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El condenado carro no arranca.The damned car doesn't want to start.
b. damn
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esta condenada humedad pone mi pelo todo ensortijado.This damn humidity makes my hair all frizzy.
c. wretched
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No voy a cuidar más a tu condenado loro; ayer me picó.I'm not watching over your wretched parrot anymore. It bit me yesterday.
d. bloody
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Ese condenado ladrón se llevó mi billetera!That bloody thief took my wallet!
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).
5. (legal)
a. convicted
El juez hizo levantarse a la condenada y le anunció su sentencia.The judge had the convicted stand up and announced her sentence.
b. prisoner
Los condenados van a ser transferidos a una cárcel de alta seguridad.The prisoners will be transferred to a high-security prison.
c. condemned (to death)
El condenado se enfrentaba a un pelotón de fusilamiento.The condemned faced a firing squad.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rascal)
a. wretch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi primo me debe plata, pero ese condenado no quiere pagar.My cousin owes me money, but that wretch doesn't want to pay.
condenados
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (religious)
a. damned
El padre dice que las almas de los condenados se están quemando en el infierno.The priest says that the souls of the damned are burning in hell.
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condenado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (a una pena)
a. sentenced
2. (a un sufrimiento)
a. condemned
un libro condenado al olvidoa book destined to be forgotten
3. (colloquial)
a. damned, wretched
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (a una pena)
a. convicted person
5. (a muerte)
a. condemned person
6. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
correr como un condenadoto run like the blazes o
7. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
trabajar como un condenadoto work like a slave
los condenadosthe damned
8. (colloquial)
a. wretch
ese condenado se niega a pagarmethat wretched man refuses to pay me
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condenadoa condenada
adjective
1 (Jur) condemned; convicted; (Religión) damned
2 (destinado) [+cambio, reforma, ley] doomed
la reforma estaba condenada al fracaso the reform was doomed to failure; condenado al olvido destined for oblivion; el buque condenado the doomed o fated vessel; una especie condenada a la extinción a species doomed to extinction; instituciones condenadas a desaparecer institutions doomed to disappear
el pueblo que olvida su historia esta condenado a repetirla están condenados a vivir en condiciones infrahumanas
3 (maldito) damn (familiar); flaming (familiar) (eufemismo)
¡aquel condenado teléfono! that damn o flaming o wretched phone! (familiar); that bloody phone! (muy_familiar)
4 [+niño] mischievous; naughty
este condenado niño no me deja vivir
5 (S. Cone) (listo) clever; (astuto) sharp
1 (Jur) prisoner
el condenado a muerte the condemned man
trabaja como un condenado he works like a Trojan
2 (Religión) damned soul
3
el condenado de mi tío that wretched o damned uncle of mine (familiar)
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