Translation of largesse in Spanish:

largesse

generosidad, n.

(US largess)

Pronunciation /lɑrˈʒɛs//lɑːˈ(d)ʒɛs//lɑrˈdʒɛs/

noun

  • 1

    (generosity)
    generosidad feminine
    largueza feminine
    esplendidez feminine
    • In the UK, with our more traditional culture of charity and state largesse, time banks have taken a while to establish.
    • Thus, it turns out that the declaration of ‘independence’ is dependent upon largesse from the oil conglomerates.
    • Perhaps they expect to benefit directly from his largesse.
    • You know the big lavish parties with corporate largesse paying a lot of money.
    • Although he has no children of his own to inherit his fortune, he does have five nieces and nephews, all of whom benefit from his largesse from time to time.
    • I heard it too and it's not just coppers who are benefitting from this secret largesse, but politicians as well.
    • But a select group of eight York bigwigs have selflessly enjoyed Buckingham Palace largesse on our behalf.
    • He was quite happy, in fact, to rely upon US training and largesse less than twenty years ago.
    • This incredible Federal Reserve largesse did not go unnoticed by the leveraged speculating community.
    • Having benefitted immensely from her largesse, they cannot believe that the ‘daughter of the soil’ is no more.
    • Beneficiaries of her largesse have included the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
    • The GFT has been one of the beneficiaries of business largesse in the last year.
    • As beneficiaries of government largesse, these individuals have somehow hijacked the American Dream.
    • Orange County was a prime beneficiary of Cold War largesse, and the enemy in Washington was their prime economic supplier.
    • So the developing countries, the main beneficiaries of US largesse, are digging in against other UN reforms unless they get the extra cash.
    • Theatre, music, dance, the visual arts - all would benefit from this largesse.
    • In reality, of the legions of aspiring writers, directors and producers, only the tiniest minority have benefited from Lottery largesse.
    • So wouldn't it be better to live in Scotland and benefit from such largesse rather than live in England and have to pay for it?
    • But it remains to be seen whether Bank of Scotland account holders will also benefit from such largesse.
    • The problem with affirmative action, it seems, is that it is dependent upon the largesse and consent of those who have no stake.
  • 2

    (gifts)
    obsequios masculine
    • This may be because the PLP may use this fund as a mechanism for handing our largesse to their friends.
    • This conjures up the image of Pentagon suits running around with briefcases full of cash, dispensing taxpayer largesse to anyone who asks for it.
    • The distribution of National Lottery largesse is a complicated matter.
    • Unlike so many diplomats and corporate heads who have a duty to be seen to be distributing largesse in impoverished rural areas, Grant was more than merely visible at events.
    • We have managed the Government's finances so well that he has opined that the low debt is crazy, and that National would borrow to dispense largesse to some of its mates.
    • Of course, I had never seen a weighted, jangling, belly-swollen giant flop down a chimney and gaily dispense his largesse under a Christmas tree.
    • We have a fairly patrician government that in the past handed out largesse that kept us going.
    • There is no longer a bottomless pit from which largesse can be dispensed.
    • Unfortunately, he said, this government was more interested in distribution of largesse on the basis of patronage.
    • This largesse is heaped upon them by the car company PRs in the hope of keeping the journos on side and writing nice things.
    • You liked new engines, but management was scrupulous in its distribution of such largesse and your share was minute.
    • ‘All our neighbours have a share of this largesse and many at present are looking for a second bite of the cherry,’ she added.
    • Politicians are elected, power is wielded, contracts are awarded, and government largess is handed out on the basis of tribal affiliations.
    • Since then, governments have been nothing less than ingenious in creating ways to bestow largesse on the business world.
    • Instead, they risked being upended by the many people who have felt for some years that there is a lot of largesse sloshing around the nation which has not come their way.
    • Thou shalt be generous, and give largesse to everyone.
    • Can no longer function except to distribute billions of taxpayer largesse to politically connected corporations?
    • In retrospect, Australia's flourishing multiculturalism was built on a fragile base: a booming economy with a wide distribution of its largesse.
    • If they dispense largesse for any other reason, they are literally wasting the money of their shareholders.
    • Where does the FIH get money to distribute such largesse?