tenaz


tenaz
adj.
1 tenacious (perseverante).
2 stubborn (persistente).
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tenaz
adjetivo (pl tenaces)
1 (persona) tenacious; (perseverante) persevering, unflagging
2 (dolor) persistent, unremitting; (mancha) hard to remove
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ADJ
1) [persona] (=perseverante) tenacious, persistent
2) (=persistente) [dolor] persistent; [mancha] stubborn; [creencia] firm, stubborn pey; [resistencia] tenacious
3) [material] tough, durable, resistant
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adjetivo
1)
a) <persona> tenacious

su tenaz propósito de ganar — in his determined bid to win

b) <dolor> persistent; <mancha> stubborn
2) (Col fam)
a) <problema/situación> tough
b) (como interj) oh no!, that's too bad! (AmE colloq)
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= vigourous [vigorous, -USA], strong-willed, unremitting, tough-minded, dauntless, tenacious, stubborn.
Ex. Students would be in the environment of a vigorous library service which emphasised its information function.
Ex. The image which the majority of girls have of the sports woman is as of a healthy, slim, clean, quick-moving, intelligent, strong-willed, self-assured & natural person.
Ex. This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
Ex. Carnegie was a conservative, rigidly moralistic, and tough-minded individualist.
Ex. He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
Ex. She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
Ex. He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.
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adjetivo
1)
a) <persona> tenacious

su tenaz propósito de ganar — in his determined bid to win

b) <dolor> persistent; <mancha> stubborn
2) (Col fam)
a) <problema/situación> tough
b) (como interj) oh no!, that's too bad! (AmE colloq)
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= vigourous [vigorous, -USA], strong-willed, unremitting, tough-minded, dauntless, tenacious, stubborn.

Ex: Students would be in the environment of a vigorous library service which emphasised its information function.

Ex: The image which the majority of girls have of the sports woman is as of a healthy, slim, clean, quick-moving, intelligent, strong-willed, self-assured & natural person.
Ex: This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
Ex: Carnegie was a conservative, rigidly moralistic, and tough-minded individualist.
Ex: He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
Ex: She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
Ex: He is seldom happy, never satisfied, temperamental, stubborn; his behavior at times can be charitably characterized as erratic.

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tenaz
adjective
A
1 ‹persona› tenacious
en su tenaz propósito de conquistar el título in his determined bid to win the title
2 ‹dolor› persistent; ‹mancha› stubborn
3 ‹metal/material› tough
B (Col fam)
1 ‹problema/situación› tough
2 (como interj) oh no!, that's too bad! (AmE colloq)
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tenaz adjetivo
a)personatenacious

b)dolorpersistent;

manchastubborn
tenaz adjetivo
1 (persona) tenacious
2 (constipado, sequía) persistent
'tenaz' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
constante
- obstinado
English:
dogged
- obstinate
- stout
- strong-willed
- tenacious
- strenuous
- strong
- stubborn
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tenaz adj
1. [perseverante] [persona, empeño, actitud] tenacious
2. [persistente] [mancha, grasa] stubborn;
[dolor, dolencia] chronic
3. [resistente] tough
4. Col Fam [terrible] terrible, awful;
¡uy, tenaz! [¡no me digas!] you don't say!
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tenaz
adj determined, tenacious
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tenaz adj, pl tenaces
1) : tenacious, persistent
2) : strong, tough

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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