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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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wild

[waɪld]

  1. ADJ

    (compar wilder)

    (superl wildest)

    1. (=not domesticated)

      1. [animal, bird] salvaje; (=fierce) feroz

      2. [plant] silvestre

      3. [countryside] salvaje, agreste

    2. (=stormy) [wind] furioso, violento; [weather] tormentoso; [sea] bravo

    3. (=unrestrained, disorderly) [party] loco; [enthusiasm] desenfrenado; [hair] revuelto; [appearance] desastrado; [look, eyes] de loco

    4. * (emotionally)

      1. (=angry)

      2. (=distraught)

      3. (=ecstatic) [cheers, applause] exaltado, apasionado

    5. (=crazy, rash) [idea, plan, rumour] descabellado, disparatado

    6. (=haphazard)

    7. (Cards)

  2. ADV

      • to grow wild — crecer en estado silvestre
      1. (=roam freely) [animal] correr libremente; [child] corretear libremente

      2. (=get out of control)

  3. N

      • the wild: animals caught in the wild — animales capturados en su hábitat natural
      • untended fields returning to the wild — campos descuidados que vuelven a su estado silvestre
      • the call of the wild — el atractivo de lo salvaje or de la naturaleza
      • the wilds — tierras fpl inexploradas
      • the wilds of Canada — las tierras inexploradas de Canadá
      • to live out in the wilds hum vivir en el quinto pino *
      • they live out in the wilds of Berkshire — viven en lo más remoto de Berkshire
  4. CPD

Examples from texts

In particular, they may verify by checking a representative percentage of wild game processing houses whether the competent authorities are ensuring that approved processing houses are complying with this Directive.
En particular, podrán comprobar, en un porcentaje representativo de salas de tratamiento de caza silvestre, si las autoridades competentes velan por el cumplimiento de la presente Directiva por parte de las salas de tratamiento autorizadas.
Bleeding and partial dressing of killed wild game in the field should include:
El sangrado y faenado parcial de los animales de caza silvestre en el campo deberá incluir:
© FAO y OMS 2011
© FAO and WHO 2011
Fresh meat and products from domesticated, farmed and wild cattle, sheep, swine, goats and equine - US Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA/FSIS) (1).
Carne fresca y productos cárnicos de vacuno, ovino, porcino, caprino y equino de procedencia salvaje, de granja o doméstica: US Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA/FSIS) (1)
animal genetic resources shall mean, in particular, those of farm animals (vertebrates and certain invertebrates), micro-organisms and wild fauna which are or could be of use in the field of agriculture.
los recursos genéticos animales, en particular los que se obtienen de los animales domésticos de granja (vertebrados y determinados invertebrados), los microorganismos y la fauna silvestre que resulte o pueda resultar útil en la agricultura.
cane fruit (other than wild):
Frutas de caña (distintas de las silvestres)
What we like is routine. No wild hopes, no dreams.
Lo que queremos es rutina, no falsas esperanzas, ni sueños.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
wild animals the meat of which is not destined for human consumption,
animales salvajes cuya carne no esté destinada al consumo humano,
skinned and eviscerated wild game meeting the requirements of Articles 3 and 4, or fresh wild game meat;
las piezas enteras de caza silvestre sin piel ni vísceras que cumplan las condiciones de los artículos 3 y 4, o las carnes frescas de caza silvestre;
His eyes were wide and wild with fear, much like they had been when Francis first encountered the older man, but multiplied, as if accelerated by passion.
Tenía los ojos muy abiertos y llenos de miedo, igual que cuando Francis lo había conocido pero multiplicado por cien, como si la pasión lo acelerara.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
for wild game meat (¹) intended for consignment to a Member State after transit through a third country
relativo a carnes de caza silvestre (¹) destinadas a un Estado miembro, previo tránsito por un tercer país
If they were close enough, these men could see, through his windshield, what his victims saw – his wild and bottomless lust.
Si estaban lo bastante cerca, esos hombres veían a través de su parabrisas lo mismo que veían sus víctimas: su lujuria desenfrenada y sin límites.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
He saw the girl being pulled from the car, but as she slipped from his wild, grasping hands, her face changed terribly and he heard the words 'Daddy, save me!'
Vio que sacaban a la niña del otro coche, pero, cuando se la arrebataron de las manos Cowart oyó el grito: «¡Papi, sálvame!»
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
He had learned to pick wild mushrooms over time and gorged on them sometimes when staying overnight in the overgrown fields of Valley Forge Park.
Con el tiempo había aprendido a coger setas y a veces se atracaba de ellas cuando pasaba la noche en los abandonados campos del Valley Forge Park.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
Most screening protocols are based on the simultaneous analysis of the mutation and its corresponding wild sequence, which confers it very high specificity.
La mayoría de los protocolos de detección se basan en el análisis simultáneo de la mutación y de su secuencia silvestre correspondiente, lo que le confiere una especificidad muy elevada.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
At first I thought he was talking about some wild party, but then he stammered, he hesitated, and I heard something else underneath the words he was saying.
Lo primero que pensé fue en alguna fiesta salvaje, pero cuando lo oí tartamudear, vacilar, me di cuenta que tras sus palabras había algo más.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer

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waɪldsalvaje; ferozExamples

wild duck — pato salvaje

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Collocations

go wild
desmadrarse
wild rose
escaramujo
wild beast
fiera salvaje
in the wild
en la naturaleza
wild population
población silvestre
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres

Word forms

wild

noun
SingularPlural
Common casewildwilds
Possessive casewild'swilds'

wild

adjective
Positive degreewild
Comparative degreewilder
Superlative degreewildest