benign

benign(
bih
-
nayn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (favorable)
a. benigno
The areas bordering the Mediterranean enjoy a benign climate most of the year.Las zonas que bordean el Mediterráneo disfrutan de un clima benigno la mayor parte del año.
b. benéfico
Andres was a benign influence on his nephew, Paco, who grew up without a father.Andrés fue una influencia benéfica en la vida de su sobrino, Paco, quien se crió sin padre.
2. (kind)
a. benévolo
The spy's benign smile disarmed the guards, allowing her access to classified areas.La sonrisa benévola de la espía desarmaba a los guardias, lo que le permitía el acceso a las zonas secretas.
b. bondadoso
Don is a benign old man who is always nice to his neighbors.Don es un hombre bondadoso de edad avanzada que siempre es agradable con los vecinos.
3. (medicine)
a. benigno
Courtney was relieved to learn the lump discovered in her breast was benign.Courtney se sintió aliviada al saber que el bulto que se encontró en el seno era benigno.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
benign
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (attitude, look)
a. bondadoso(a)
2. (climate, tumor)
a. benigno(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
benign [bɪˈnaɪn]
adjective
1 (kind) [+person, view] benevolente; [+smile, gesture] benévolo; benevolente
a policy of benign neglect of the economy una política en que, por su propio interés, se deja que la economía siga su curso sin interferir
a policy of benign neglect of the economy the best thing for these moors is benign neglect
2 (favourable) [+substance, influence] benéfico; [+conditions] favorable; [+climate] benigno
3 (Med) [+tumour, growth] benigno
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate benign using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS