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Meaning of "infante" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD INFANTE

From Spanish or Portuguese, literally: infant.
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PRONUNCIATION OF INFANTE

infante  [ɪnˈfæntɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INFANTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Infante is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INFANTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Infante

Infante (Spanish: , Portuguese: ; f. infanta), also anglicised as Infant, is the title and rank given in the Iberian kingdoms of Spain (including the predecessor kingdoms of Aragon, Castile, Navarre and León), and Portugal, to the sons and daughters (infantas) of the king, sometimes with the exception of the heir apparent to the throne who usually bears a unique princely or ducal title. The wife of an infante was accorded the title of infanta if the marriage was dynastically approved (e.g. Princess Alicia of Bourbon-Parma), although since 1987 this is no longer automatically the case in Spain (e.g., Princess Anne d'Orléans). Husbands of born infantas did not obtain the title of infante through marriage (unlike most hereditary titles of Spanish nobility), although occasionally elevated to that title de gracia ("by grace") at the sovereign's command. While the title belonged by right to all sons and daughters of a monarch (even when they ceased to be children of the reigning sovereign), it was also often accorded to sons-in-law and male-line grandchildren of the sovereign (e.g.

Definition of infante in the English dictionary

The definition of infante in the dictionary is a son of a king of Spain or Portugal, esp one not heir to the throne.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INFANTE


Alicante
ˌælɪˈkæntɪ
ante
ˈæntɪ
anti
ˈæntɪ
Ashanti
əˈʃæntɪ
avanti
æˈvæntɪ
chianti
kɪˈæntɪ
Dante
ˈdæntɪ
Durante
dəˈræntɪ
Fanti
ˈfæntɪ
janty
ˈdʒæntɪ
meranti
mɪˈræntɪ
panty
ˈpæntɪ
pesante
pəˈzæntɪ
scanty
ˈskæntɪ
shanty
ˈʃæntɪ
spumante
spuːˈmæntɪ
vigilante
ˌvɪdʒɪˈlæntɪ
volante
vɒˈlæntɪ
Ypsilanti
ˌɪpsɪˈlæntɪ
Zante
ˈzæntɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INFANTE

infant
infant carrier
infant class
infant education
infant mortality
infant mortality rate
infant prodigy
infant school
infant welfare clinic
infanta
infanteer
infanthood
infanticidal
infanticide
infantile
infantile paralysis
infantilisation
infantilise
infantilism
infantility

WORDS THAT END LIKE INFANTE

andante
bacchante
bandeirante
Bramante
concertante
confidante
courante
croquante
debutante
dilettante
ex ante
flamboyante
governante
intrigante
Marie Galante
picante
poste restante
Rosinante
suivante
up the ante

Synonyms and antonyms of infante in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «infante» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INFANTE

Find out the translation of infante to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of infante from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «infante» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

方特
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

infante
570 millions of speakers

English

infante
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Infante
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إنفانتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

инфант
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

infante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Infante
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

infante
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Infante
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Infant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

インファンテ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Infante
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoàng tử
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Infante
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Infante
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

İspanya prensi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

infante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Infante
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

інфант
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

infante
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

infante
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Infante
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Infante
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Infante
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of infante

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INFANTE»

The term «infante» is very widely used and occupies the 9.104 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INFANTE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «infante» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «infante» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about infante

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INFANTE»

Discover the use of infante in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to infante and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Three Trapped Tigers
Centering around the recollections of a man separated both from his country and his youth, Cabrera Infante creates a vision of life and the many colorful characters found in steamy Havana's pre-Castro cabaret society.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante, 2004
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Loving Pedro Infante
Divorced, thirtysomething Teresina, "Tere," spends her time working in a small dusty town near El Paso, Texas, but her life begins a series of turns when she meets ne'er-do-well Lucio, who ties her heart in knots with a string of empty ...
Denise Chavez, 2002
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Building Communication Theory
The authors have organized this book to help students learn the process of theory building.
Dominic A. Infante, Andrew S. Rancer, Deanna F. Womack, 2003
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Guillermo Cabrera Infante: Two Islands, Many Worlds
Pursuing a similar line of reasoning but with a significant difference, Suzanne Jill Levine views Infante's Inferno as "a memoir, on the edge of autobiography, signaled already in the title by 'Infante.'"6 It is significant that "Infante" appears in both ...
Raymond D. Souza, 2010
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Arguing constructively
This book has been written to correct what has been perhaps too narrow a focus in the areas of argumentation and interpersonal communication.
Dominic A. Infante, 1988
6
City of Insomnia
City of Insomnia is a book about being lost and what you find when you're lost.
Victor Infante, 2013
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Infante's Inferno
Detailing the sexual education and adventures of the author, Infante's Inferno is a book about growing up in pre-revolutionary Havana.
‎2005
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Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte: Study Score
Ravel composed the original piano version of this piece in 1899 after resuming his studies at the Paris Conservatory.
Maurice Ravel, Carl Simpson, 2004
9
Mea Cuba
Mea Cuba is the passionate but often hilarious political autobiography of one of the greatest Cuban writers of the century.
Guillermo Cabrena Infante, 1995
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Fragments of a Golden Age: The Politics of Culture in Mexico ...
20 David Gonzalez Martinez, "Tragedia de Pedro Infante," Estrellas y canciones ( October 1957): 87; Ray Perez y Soto, "Corrido a Pedro Infante," Canciones de America, no. 67 (27 April 1957): 4. 21 Advertisements for such photos, roughly ...
Gilbert M. Joseph, Anne Rubenstein, Eric Zolov, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INFANTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term infante is used in the context of the following news items.
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Images: Chicago White Sox fall to Kansas City Royals, 4-2 in first …
Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante, left, catches Chicago White Sox's Avisail Garcia stealing second, on a throw from catcher ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
2
Gamethread: Not back on it, Joe -- still on it - South Side Sox
Something More Than Free Lineup: Escobar 6, Moustakas 5, Cain 8, Hosmer 3, Morales DH, Infante 4, Rios 9, Butera 2, Dyson 7, Young 1. «South Side Sox, Jul 15»
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Five Questions for the Royals in the Second Half | Royals Blue
Now that we're past the #VoteOmar campaign it's time to really think about what will happen with Omar Infante. The Royals are still on the hook ... «Royals Blue, Jul 15»
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Exhibition Simulation: What Would Happen If the Royals Played the …
Much to Major League Baseball's relief, Omar Infante is taking All-Star week off. Infante, the replacement-level Kansas City second baseman ... «Grantland, Jul 15»
5
Blue Jays-Royals Runs
Infante doubled to left, S.Perez scored. Rios grounded out, shortstop Reyes to first baseman Encarnacion, Infante to third. Orlando infield single ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
6
Meet the Stars of NYMF: Zachary Infante of CALICO BUFFALO
New York Musical Theatre Festival is in full swing and BroadwayWorld has taken the time to sit down with some of the stars of this years NYMF ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Victor D. Infante: Atwell, O'Brien win early buzz at Comic-Con
It's still early for most of the big buzz out of the San Diego Comic-Con, the foremost pop culture extravaganza which is usually a treasure trove ... «Butler County Times Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Royals Still Need Upgrade Over Omar Infante
Primary among the complains towards an all Royals All-Star team was the inclusion of Omar Infante as the starting second baseman, a player ... «Kings of Kauffm, Jul 15»
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Jose Altuve passes Omar Infante on final tally to earn All-Star nod
Altuve edged past Omar Infante of the Royals, whose fan base made a gigantic push to get all of its players into a starting role at the 86th ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
10
Altuve passes Infante; four Royals are AL starters
New York — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»

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