worthy
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worthy(
wuhr
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thi
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (deserving)
a. digno
That guy isn't worthy of a woman like her.Ese tipo no es digno de una mujer como ella.
b. merecedor
Her work isn't worthy of all the praise it gets.Su obra no es merecedora de toda la alabanza que recibe.
2. (good)
a. respetable (person)
As far as we know, he has been a worthy man all his life.Por lo que nosotros sabemos, ha sido sido un hombre respetable toda su vida.
b. honorable (person)
He's a worthy politician who is being unfairly smeared.Es un político honorable que está siendo injustamente calumniado.
c. encomiable (effort)
He gave a worthy effort to get the project off the ground.Hizo un esfuerzo encomiable por sacar el proyecto adelante.
d. noble (cause)
We are raising the money for a worthy cause.Estamos recaudando el dinero para una causa noble.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (important person)
a. el personaje ilustre
(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).
She is counted among the city's worthies for her community involvement.Es tenida por uno de los personajes ilustres de la ciudad por su participación en la comunidad.
b. el notable
(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 notable
(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).
The town's worthies gathered every day at the only local bar.Los notables del pueblo se reunían todos los días en el único bar que había.
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worthy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
the town worthieslos notables or las fuerzas vivas de la ciudad
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (person, life)
a. virtuoso(a)
to be worthy of somethingmerecer algo
worthy of respectdigno(a) de respeto
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worthy [ˈwɜːðɪ]
adjective
worthier (comparative)worthiest (superlative)
1 (deserving) [+winner, champion] merecido; [+successor] digno
the eventual winner will be a worthy champion he is a worthy successor to the great Joe Montana This follow-up is a worthy successor to the first album
she found a worthy opponent in Sabatini encontró en Sabatini a una oponente de su categoría; worthy cause buena causa (f); causa (f) noble
...a good opportunity to help a worthy cause As long as the money benefits a worthy cause I don't mind ...perfect precision worthy of a Swiss watch ...a web of bureaucratic intrigue worthy of a Kafka novel
to be worthy of sth/sb ser digno de algo/algn; worthy of attention digno de atención; a greatest hits album worthy of the name un disco de grandes éxitos digno de su nombre; she wanted so much to be worthy of her father ansiaba ser digna hija de su padre; that comment was not worthy of you esa observación fue indigna de usted; that remark is not worthy of a reply ese comentario no (se) merece una respuesta
He wanted to build a monument worthy of the goddess ...a grand gesture worthy of his memory such tactics are not worthy of a presidential candidate ...a garbled statement which was not even worthy of a drunken backbencher This is a necessity for any brand of socialism worthy of the name a collection worthy of any international art gallery ...a solution worthy of a civilised society ...an idea not worthy of serious consideration ...a theory worthy of further investigation ...a literary figure worthy of respect
2 (good) [+person] respetable
he was a worthy man, honest and hard-working
[+motive, aim] encomiable
...an entirely worthy motive it was a worthy aim, but always doomed to failure
3 [+person] honorable; venerable
Worthy people on a Criminal Justice Consultative Council are irrelevant to those who have no legal representation This is all very worthy, but it doesn't really get us anywhere
noun
ilustre personaje (m)
...a century ago, when those old Scottish worthies Morris and Park were playing... The local worthies were staring at him. old wossname with the glasses fulano el de las gafas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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