cordial

adj.
cordial.
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cordial
adjetivo
1 (afectuoso) cordial, friendly, warm
una bienvenida cordial a warm welcome
2 (que fortalece) cordial, stimulating
nombre masculino
1 (bebida) cordial
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1. ADJ
1) (=afectuoso) warm, cordial
2) (Med) invigorating
2.
SM cordial, tonic
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I
adjetivo (frml) (amistoso) cordial, friendly

recibe un cordial saludo — (Corresp) (kindest) regards

un ambiente cordial — a congenial atmosphere

se mostró muy cordial — he was very friendly

II
masculino cordial, tonic
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= cordial, convivial, welcoming, hearty [heartier -comp., heartiest -sup.], neighbourly [neighborly, -USA].
Ex. The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.
Ex. Conversely, the faculty and administrators, free from obstacles and frustrations, are able to see the library as the convivial institution.
Ex. Libraries of today look very attractive and welcoming, unlike the libraries which served previous generations.
Ex. Replies indicated a hearty support for the role of the library but little knowledge of its importance to them.
Ex. They believe being neighbourly is an important and fulfilling part of life.
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* atmósfera cordial = convivial atmosphere.
* Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
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I
adjetivo (frml) (amistoso) cordial, friendly

recibe un cordial saludo — (Corresp) (kindest) regards

un ambiente cordial — a congenial atmosphere

se mostró muy cordial — he was very friendly

II
masculino cordial, tonic
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= cordial, convivial, welcoming, hearty [heartier -comp., heartiest -sup.], neighbourly [neighborly, -USA].

Ex: The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.

Ex: Conversely, the faculty and administrators, free from obstacles and frustrations, are able to see the library as the convivial institution.
Ex: Libraries of today look very attractive and welcoming, unlike the libraries which served previous generations.
Ex: Replies indicated a hearty support for the role of the library but little knowledge of its importance to them.
Ex: They believe being neighbourly is an important and fulfilling part of life.
* atmósfera cordial = convivial atmosphere.
* Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.

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cordial1
adjective
A (frml) (amistoso) cordial, friendly
ambos países tienen relaciones cordiales the two countries maintain cordial relations (frml)
recibe un cordial saludo (Corresp) (kindest) regards
la reunión transcurrió en un ambiente cordial the meeting took place in a congenial atmosphere
nuestro anfitrión se mostró muy cordial con nosotros our host was very friendly, our host treated us very cordially
calificaron las conversaciones de cordiales the talks were described as friendly o cordial
B ‹odio› intense
cordial2
masculine
cordial, tonic
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cordial adjetivo (frml) (amistoso) cordial, friendly;
ambientecongenial;
recibe un cordial saludo (Corresp) (kindest) regards

cordial
I m (bebida) cordial
II adjetivo cordial, warm

'cordial' also found in these entries:
English:
compliment
- convivial
- friendly
- genial
- hearty
- neighborly
- neighbourly
- wish
- yours
- amicable
- cordial
- warm
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cordial
adj
cordial;
fue una reunión cordial it was a friendly meeting, there was a good atmosphere in the meeting;
recibieron una cordial acogida they were given a warm welcome;
estuvo muy cordial con sus invitados he was very friendly to his guests;
quiero darles mi más cordial bienvenida I'd like to welcome you most warmly;
(reciba) un cordial saludo [en carta] best o kind regards
nm
cordial, tonic
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cordial
I adj cordial
II m cordial, tonic
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cordial adj
: cordial, affable
cordialmente adv
cordial nm
: cordial (liqueur)
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cordial adj friendly
saludos cordiales de... best wishes from...

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