unwanted
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unwanted(
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dihd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not wanted)
a. no deseado
After winning the lottery, suddenly Graciela started getting a lot of unwanted attention.Después de ganar la lotería, de repente Graciela comenzó a recibir mucha atención no deseada.
b. superfluo
Susan removed her unwanted facial hair permanently with electrolysis.Susan se quitó el vello facial superfluo de forma permanente con electrólisis.
c. no solicitado
I get three or four unwanted calls a week from solicitors.Cada semana recibo tres o cuatro llamadas no solicitadas de vendedores.
d. inoportuno
My mother came by for a visit and brought an unwanted guest who talked for hours about her arthritis.Mi mamá llegó de visita y trajo a una visita inoportuna que estuvo horas hablando sobre su artritis.
2. (unloved)
a. de más
James felt unwanted, because no one at the party talked to him.James se sentía de más, porque nadie en la fiesta le hablaba.
3. (unplanned)
a. no deseado
The school nurse talked to the students about how to avoid an unwanted pregnancy.La enfermera escolar habló con los estudiantes sobre cómo evitar un embarazo no deseado.
b. no buscado
Maria came back from her vacation to Greece with a tan and an unwanted pregnancy.María volvió de sus vacaciones en Grecia con la piel bronceada y un embarazo no buscado.
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unwanted
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (attentions, responsibility, baby)
a. no deseado(a)
2. (clothes, trinkets)
a. desechado(a)
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unwanted [ˈʌnˈwɒntɪd]
adjective
[+item] superfluo; [+visitor, guest] poco grato; inoportuno; [+child, pregnancy, advances, attention] no deseado
it was used as a storeroom for unwanted furniture, boxes luggage Sell unwanted items through your local paper the house is securely guarded against any unwanted visitors by the Gloucester constabulary A few months ago, some unwanted visitors began prowling around Commentator Daniel Pinkwater's house he's found the perfect way of getting rid of unwanted guests - disconnecting the doorbell
to feel unwanted sentirse de más
as a child he had felt unloved and unwanted
an unwanted gift un regalo sin estrenar
the school Christmas fair solves the problem of what to do with unwanted gifts we'll hear about one bride's solution to unwanted wedding gifts
to remove unwanted hair quitar el vello superfluo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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