Translation of patient in Spanish:


paciente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪʃənt//ˈpeɪʃ(ə)nt/


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    (mother/teacher) paciente
    (research/explanation) hecho con paciencia y detenimiento
    to be patient tener paciencia
    • be patient just a little longer ten un poco más de paciencia
    • to be patient with sb tener paciencia con algn
    • The people of Gloucester must have been affected by the patient suffering of their pastor.
    • He plays a patient game from the back of the court and the approach edges him close to claiming the first set.
    • Jackie is noted for his very patient style and believes in encouraging students every step of the way.
    • In any case, the learning situation must be an active one, and thus a patient one.
    • This time, they are taking a more patient approach.
    • It was awesome working with him, he is a very cool and patient dude.
    • His relaxed, patient attitude does not always sit well with people in a hurry.
    • He likes challenge and experimentation, but he is also a patient professional.
    • You never have been able to handle the fact that I'm more patient than you.
    • If you are slow and patient it is possible to get quite near to them, and this was certainly the closest either of us had been to a shark in a long time.
    • He wasn't the most calm and patient person in the world when it came to matters of the heart.
    • The Foss Basin is always a safe bet at this time of year and pike anglers have been reaping the rewards of a patient approach.
    • For some less patient diners this can actually be a blessing as it cuts down the time spent perusing the options.
    • The glossy surface, apparently built up from a patient succession of thin glazes, is exactly in her manner.
    • It's become hard to imagine anyone else pulling off such stubborn, patient beauty.


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    (masculine and feminine) paciente
    chest/kidney patients (masculine plural) enfermos de pulmón/riñón