imponente


imponente
adj.
1 imposing, impressive (impresionante).
2 sensational, terrific (informal) (estupendo).
¡la profesora está imponente! the teacher is a stunner!
f. & m.
depositor.
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imponente
adjetivo
1 impressive
adverbio
1 familiar (buenísimo) terrific
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adj.
imposing
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1. ADJ
1) (=que asusta) [persona, castillo, montaña] imposing
2) (=magnífico) [aspecto] stunning; [edificio, fachada] impressive; [paisaje, representación] stunning, impressive

ibas imponente con ese vestido — you looked stunning in that dress

vivía en una imponente mansión — she lived in an imposing o impressive mansion

2. SMF
1) (Econ) depositor
2) Chile Social Security contributor
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adjetivo
a) <belleza> impressive; <edificio/paisaje> imposing, impressive

estás imponente con ese vestido — (fam) you look terrific in that dress (colloq)

b) (como intensificador)

cayó un aguacero imponente — there was an incredible o a terrific downpour

hacía un frío imponente — it was unbelievably cold

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= awesome, daunting, grandiose, awe-inspiring, awe-inspiring, forbidding, redoubtable, imposing, mighty [mightier -comp., mightiest -sup.], breathtaking, mind-blowing, towering, formidable, face-melting.
Ex. In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
Ex. One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.
Ex. It was initially intended for use in the classified arrangement of a grandiose index to all recorded human knowledge, a 'universal index'.
Ex. Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
Ex. Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
Ex. All those shelves full of books are forbidding, daunting.
Ex. The city has returned a majority for every Democratic presidential candidate since 1916, when Woodrow Wilson took 65% of the city's vote against the redoubtable Charles Evans Hughes.
Ex. Today's imposing array of courses is seen as a worthy monument to the efforts of those who have given so much to education for librarianship.
Ex. The October 2002 issue of CONVERGE magazine lists their picks for the 'Shapers of the Future 2002' -- 'today's leaders and innovators who have dreamed and accomplished mighty things in technology and education'.
Ex. This breathtaking building is 213 meters long and has over 300 windows.
Ex. The implications of this are mind-blowing, since oil provides 40 per cent of all energy.
Ex. We will stop along the way to visit towering forests, waterfalls and scenic lakes.
Ex. 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
Ex. You can think of Homer as a badass literary ninja who wailed out a lyre solo so face-melting that it was remembered for the rest of history, and then dropped a smoke bomb and back-flipped out of sight forever.
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* ser Algo imponente = loom + large.
* ser imponente = be awe-inspiring.
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adjetivo
a) <belleza> impressive; <edificio/paisaje> imposing, impressive

estás imponente con ese vestido — (fam) you look terrific in that dress (colloq)

b) (como intensificador)

cayó un aguacero imponente — there was an incredible o a terrific downpour

hacía un frío imponente — it was unbelievably cold

* * *
= awesome, daunting, grandiose, awe-inspiring, awe-inspiring, forbidding, redoubtable, imposing, mighty [mightier -comp., mightiest -sup.], breathtaking, mind-blowing, towering, formidable, face-melting.

Ex: In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.

Ex: One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.
Ex: It was initially intended for use in the classified arrangement of a grandiose index to all recorded human knowledge, a 'universal index'.
Ex: Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
Ex: Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
Ex: All those shelves full of books are forbidding, daunting.
Ex: The city has returned a majority for every Democratic presidential candidate since 1916, when Woodrow Wilson took 65% of the city's vote against the redoubtable Charles Evans Hughes.
Ex: Today's imposing array of courses is seen as a worthy monument to the efforts of those who have given so much to education for librarianship.
Ex: The October 2002 issue of CONVERGE magazine lists their picks for the 'Shapers of the Future 2002' -- 'today's leaders and innovators who have dreamed and accomplished mighty things in technology and education'.
Ex: This breathtaking building is 213 meters long and has over 300 windows.
Ex: The implications of this are mind-blowing, since oil provides 40 per cent of all energy.
Ex: We will stop along the way to visit towering forests, waterfalls and scenic lakes.
Ex: 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
Ex: You can think of Homer as a badass literary ninja who wailed out a lyre solo so face-melting that it was remembered for the rest of history, and then dropped a smoke bomb and back-flipped out of sight forever.
* ser Algo imponente = loom + large.
* ser imponente = be awe-inspiring.

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imponente1
adjective
1 (grandioso) ‹belleza› impressive; ‹edificio/paisaje› imposing, impressive
tiene una casa imponente he has a really grand o impressive house
estás imponente con ese vestido (fam); you look terrific in that dress (colloq)
tiene una figura imponente he cuts an imposing figure
2 (como intensificador):
cayó un aguacero imponente there was an incredible o a terrific downpour
tiene un coche imponente she has an amazing car
hacía un frío imponente it was extraordinarily o unbelievably cold
imponente2
masculine and feminine
A (Esp frml) (depositante) depositor
B (Chi) (a la seguridad social) contributor
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imponente adjetivo ‹bellezaimpressive;
edificio/paisajeimposing, impressive
imponente adjetivo
1 (impresionante) imposing, impressive: estaba imponente, she looked terrific o great
la imponente presencia de aquel hombre, the imposing presence of that man
2 fam (guapo) terrific, tremendous, smashing
'imponente' also found in these entries:
English:
awe-inspiring
- formidable
- imposing
- awesome
- impressive
- loom
- mighty
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imponente
adj
1. [impresionante] imposing, impressive;
un perro imponente guardaba la entrada an imposing-looking o a formidable dog guarded the entrance
2. Fam [estupendo] sensational, terrific
3. Fam [guapo] stunning;
estaba imponente con esa falda she looked stunning in that skirt;
¡la profesora está imponente! the teacher is a stunner!
nmf
Esp depositor
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imponente
I adj
1 impressive, imposing
2 fam
terrific
II m/f FIN depositor
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imponente adj
: imposing, impressive

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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