amable


amable
adj.
kind.
¿sería tan amable de…? would you be so kind as to…?
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amable
adjetivo
1 kind, nice
¿sería usted tan amable de ...? would you be so kind as to ...?
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adj.
kind, nice
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ADJ kind, nice

es usted muy amable — you are very kind

si es tan amable — if you would be so kind

ser amable con algn — to be kind to sb, be nice to sb

¡qué amable ha sido usted trayéndolo! — how kind of you to bring it!

¡muy amable! — thanks very much, that's very kind, that's very kind of you

sea tan amable (como para), si es tan amable (como para) — LAm please be so kind as to

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adjetivo
a) <persona/gesto> kind

es muy amable de su parte — that's very kind of you

de trato amable — kindly

¿sería tan amable de ...? — would you be so kind as to ...?

b) (AmS) <rato/velada> pleasant
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= friendly [friendlier -comp., friendliest -sup.], kind [kinder -comp., kindest -sup.], amiable, obliging, friendly-sounding, friendly-sounding, kindly, neighbourly [neighborly, -USA].
Ex. Her face broke into a warm friendly smile.
Ex. I would like to extend my thanks to our host who was kind enough to invite me.
Ex. 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
Ex. There are different styles of handling interpersonal conflict such as integrating, obliging, dominating, avoiding, and compromising.
Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex. Natasha continued to lean out of the window for a long time, beaming at him with her kindly, slightly quizzical, happy smile.
Ex. They believe being neighbourly is an important and fulfilling part of life.
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* poco amable = off-putting, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.].
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adjetivo
a) <persona/gesto> kind

es muy amable de su parte — that's very kind of you

de trato amable — kindly

¿sería tan amable de ...? — would you be so kind as to ...?

b) (AmS) <rato/velada> pleasant
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= friendly [friendlier -comp., friendliest -sup.], kind [kinder -comp., kindest -sup.], amiable, obliging, friendly-sounding, friendly-sounding, kindly, neighbourly [neighborly, -USA].

Ex: Her face broke into a warm friendly smile.

Ex: I would like to extend my thanks to our host who was kind enough to invite me.
Ex: 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
Ex: There are different styles of handling interpersonal conflict such as integrating, obliging, dominating, avoiding, and compromising.
Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex: Natasha continued to lean out of the window for a long time, beaming at him with her kindly, slightly quizzical, happy smile.
Ex: They believe being neighbourly is an important and fulfilling part of life.
* poco amable = off-putting, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.].

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amable
adjective
1 ‹persona/gesto› kind
es muy amable de su parte that's very kind of you
una persona de trato amable a kindly person
gracias por su amable carta thank you for your kind letter
¿sería tan amable de darle este recado? could you possibly give him o would you be so kind as to give him this message?
2 (AmS) ‹rato/velada› pleasant
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amable adjetivo
a)persona/gestokind;

es muy amable de su parte that's very kind of you;

¿sería tan amable de …? would you be so kind as to …?
b) (AmS) ‹rato/veladapleasant

amable adjetivo
1 kind, nice
2 frml ¿sería tan amable de indicarme cómo se llega a la plaza mayor?, would you be so kind as to show me the way to the main square?
'amable' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acaso
- atenta
- atento
- baja
- bajo
- brusca
- brusco
- condescendiente
- conmigo
- gentil
- otra
- otro
- que
-
- bonachón
- bueno
- conceptuoso
- contigo
- delicadeza
- esfuerzo
- gente
- poder
- solícito
- tanto
English:
amiable
- favor
- favour
- friendly
- good
- helpful
- host
- hurt
- kind
- neighborly
- neighbourly
- nice
- of
- suave
- sympathetic
- unkind
- conscious
- possibly
- sporting
- thoughtful
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amable adj
1. [persona] kind, nice;
es una persona de carácter amable she's a kind o nice person;
un policía muy amable a very nice policeman;
se mostró muy amable con nosotros he was very kind o nice to us;
es muy amable de tu parte it's very kind o nice of you;
¿sería tan amable de…? would you be so kind as to…?;
la joven ministra representa la cara amable del régimen the young woman minister is the acceptable face of the government
2. Andes, RP [rato] nice, pleasant;
pasamos un rato muy amable we had a very nice o pleasant time
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amable
adj kind (con to);
¿sería tan amable de ayudarme? would you be so kind as to help me?;
muy amable, es Vd muy amable it’s very good o kind of you
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amable adj
: kind, nice
amablemente adv
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amable adj kind / nice
muy amable por su parte that's very kind of you

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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