Translation of ansiar in English:


to long for, v.

transitive verb


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    (poder/paz/libertad) to long for
    (paz/poder/libertad) to yearn for
    el día del tan ansiado reencuentro the day of the long-awaited reunion
    • ansiar + inf to long to + inf
    • ansía alcanzar el éxito he yearns after / craves success
    • ansiar que + subj
    • ansiaba que regresara he longed / yearned for her to return