ample
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ample(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (more than enough)
a. abundante
Priscilla worked as a doctor and had ample resources for building a pool.Priscilla trabajaba como doctora y tenía recursos abundantes para construir una piscina.
b. de sobra
We have ample space in our home to house guests.Tenemos espacio de sobra para acoger huéspedes en nuestro hogar.
c. más que suficiente
I took $100 out of the ATM, so that should be ample for lunch.Saqué $100 del cajero automático, así que eso debería ser más que suficiente para el almuerzo.
2. (large)
a. amplio
Gene's doctor recommended he wear more ample, flowing clothing instead of tight pants.El doctor de Gene le recomendó llevar ropa más amplia y suelta en vez de pantalones ceñidos.
b. generoso
Marisa was wearing a sheer top that showed off her ample bosom.Marisa llevaba un top transparente que exhibía su pecho generoso.
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ample
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (large; garment)
a. amplio(a)
2. (bosom, proportions)
a. abundante
3. (plentiful)
a. sobrado(a), abundante
this will be ampleesto será más que suficiente
to have ample time/opportunity to do somethingtener tiempo/ocasiones de sobra para hacer algo
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ample [ˈæmpl]
adjective
ampler (comparative)amplest (superlative)
1 (plentiful, more than sufficient) (before noun) [+evidence, proof, resources] abundante; [+time, space] de sobra
to have ample time (to do sth) tener tiempo de sobra (para hacer algo); there is ample space for a desk in this room hay sitio de sobra para un escritorio en esta habitación
he had ample reason to smile that will leave ample time to prepare dinner The design of the ground floor created ample space for a good-sized kitchen there should be ample space for the cupboard in this corner before you start your aerobic exercises make sure you have ample room to move about in there is ample space to plant an apple tree in the front garden
she has ample means tiene medios más que suficientes
there'll be ample opportunity to relax habrá oportunidades de sobra para relajarse
an ample supply of jars una abundante cantidad de tarros
there was an ample supply of food había comida en abundancia
to make ample use of sth usar algo en abundancia
she was given ample warning that ... se le avisó con tiempo de sobra de que ...
to be ample ser más que suficiente
eight hours' sleep should be ample ocho horas de sueño deberían ser más que suficientes
one cupful of rice is ample for two people una taza de arroz es más que suficiente para dos personas
thanks, I have ample gracias, tengo bastante
Quantities are ample for six Remember to include in your diet ample amounts of all these nutrients
2 (generous) [+garment] amplio; grande; [+waist] ancho; generoso; [+portion, bosom] generoso
his ample stomach su enorme or prominente barriga; his ample chin su papada
she cradled baby Ben against her ample bosom
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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