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aficionado

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People who are sensible about love are incapable of it.
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English

Etymology

From Spanish, past participle of aficionar, to inspire affection, from afición, affection, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] affectio

Noun

aficionado (plural aficionados or, occasionally, the hypercorrect aficionadi)

  1. A person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a particular interest or activity; a fan or devotee.
    The festival is filled with aficionados of all types of music.

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Spanish

Adjective

aficionado m. (feminine aficionada, masculine plural aficionados, feminine plural aficionadas)

  1. fond
  2. amateur

Noun

aficionado m. (feminine aficionada, masculine plural aficionados, feminine plural aficionadas)

  1. fan
  2. amateur

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