appealing
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appealing(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (attractive)
a. atractivo
The prospect of a warm, clean bed was very appealing.La perspectiva de una cama calentita y limpia era muy atractiva.
b. atrayente
We discussed ideas of how to make the walking club more appealing to young people.Discutimos ideas sobre cómo hacer que el club de senderismo sea más atrayente para los jóvenes.
c. tentador
The idea of taking a salary cut and working longer hours was not very appealing.La idea de aceptar un recorte salarial y trabajar más horas no era muy tentadora.
2. (interesting)
a. interesante
This is the most appealing of the proposals that have been put forward for development of the site.Esta es la propuesta más interesante de las que se han presentado para la urbanización del terreno.
3. (pleading)
a. suplicante
"Would you mind fixing this printer for me?" she asked, giving Joe an appealing look."¿Te importaría arreglarme esta impresora?" preguntó, lanzando a Joe una mirada suplicante.
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appealing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. atractivo(a), atrayente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
appealing [əˈpiːlɪŋ]
adjective
1 (attractive) [+idea] atractivo; atrayente
the idea would be very appealing to Britain la idea resultaría muy atractiva or atrayente para Gran Bretaña; the book is especially appealing to the younger reader el libro es de especial interés para el lector joven; they are trying to make the party more appealing to younger voters intentan hacer que el partido atraiga al electorado joven
/he would smile his most appealing smile/ to get what he wanted he thinks the program makes it more appealing for people to become single parents the prospect was about as appealing as a wet Wednesday in Wigan he was not a particularly appealing character she is less appealing in real life than on the screen
2 (beseeching) [+look, eyes] suplicante
the dog looked at me with appealing eyes she gave him a soft appealing look that would have melted solid ice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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