talent
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talent(
tah
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luhnt
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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. (ability)
a. el talento
(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).
In my opinion, singers need to have innate talent.Pienso que ser cantante requiere un talento natural.
2. (ancient currency)
a. el talento
(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).
Achilles gave a half-talent of gold to Antilochus as a prize.Aquiles le dio medio talento a Antíloco como premio.
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talent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ability)
a. la talento m, dotes
(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).
2. (person with ability)
a. el talento
(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).
3. (music and sport)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
talent scout or spottercazatalentos mf inv
4. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el ganado m, titis
(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).
la ganado m, titis
(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).
(attractive people)
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talent [ˈtælənt]
noun
1 (natural ability) talento (m);for para
a writer of great talent un escritor de muchísimo talento
a child with talent he's got lots of talent
to have a talent for sth: he's got a real talent for languages tiene verdadera facilidad para los idiomas; she had a talent for making people laugh tenía el don de saber hacer reír a la gente
she's proud that both her children have a talent for music a talent for cooking
2 (talented people) gente (f) capaz; gente (f) de talento
we risk a major loss of talent to overseas jobs
(talented person) talento (m)
he's a natural talent
he encourages young talent promociona a los jóvenes talentos; he watches for talent at away matches busca jugadores de talento en los partidos fuera de casa
3 (opposite sex) tíosastías (m) (f) buenosasbuenas (informal);as tías as buenas material (informal)
there's not much talent here tonight aquí no hay mucho donde escoger esta noche; aquí no hay material (informal); to eye up the talent pasar revista a lo que se ofrece (informal); comprobar el material (informal)
he went down to the club to eye up the talent
4 (Hist) (coin, weight) talento (m)
modifier
talent contest (n) concurso (m) de talentos
talent scout talent spotter (n) cazatalentos (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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talent show
el concurso de talentos
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