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1. Experienced or felt by empathy with or imaginary participation in the life of another person: read about mountain climbing and experienced vicarious thrills.
2. Endured or done by one person substituting for another: vicarious punishment.
3. Committed or entrusted to another, as powers or authority; delegated.
4. Physiology Occurring in or performed by a part of the body not normally associated with a certain function.
[From Latin vicārius; see vicar.]
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|Adv.||1.||vicariously - indirectly, as, by, or through a substitute; "she enjoyed the wedding vicariously"|
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vicariously[vɪˈkɛərɪəslɪ] ADV → indirectamente
he filled his emotional needs vicariously, through those around him → satisfacía sus necesidades emocionales indirectamente, a través de los que lo rodeaban
she brought glamour into my life, but only vicariously → le dio sofisticación a mi vida, aunque sólo de forma indirecta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
vicariously[vɪˈkɛəriəsli vaɪˈkɛəriəsli] adv → par procuration
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007