benigno

benigno(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (affable)
a. benign
El carácter benigno de mi abuela le impedía ver que aquel señor solo quería aprovecharse de su bondad.My grandmother's benign personality wouldn't let her see that that man was only taking advantage of her kindness.
b. kind
Aunque quieras parecer un chico duro, tus acciones benignas te delatan.Even if you want to appear as a tough guy, your kind acts betray you.
c. benevolent
Decidió irse de voluntario a ayudar a los refugiados porque su corazón benigno no soportaba ver tanto sufrimiento.He decided to go volunteer to help the refugees because his benevolent heart couldn't stand to see that much pain.
2. (weather)
a. mild
El invierno fue tan benigno que empezaron a salir flores en febrero.The winter was so mild that some flowers started blooming in February.
3. (not cancerous)
a. benign
El resultado de la biopsia es concluyente: el bulto es benigno.The biopsy results are conclusive: the lump is benign.
b. non-malignant
Si la calcificación del pecho es benigna, no necesitarás realizarte más pruebas.If your breast calcification is non-malignant, then you won't need any further tests.
4. (not acute or serious)
a. mild
El médico nos dijo que solo había sido un ataque benigno y que el abuelo se recuperaría rápidamente.The doctor told us that it was just a mild fit and that grandpa will be up and about quickly.
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benigno
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (persona, carácter, enfermedad)
a. benign
2. (clima, temperatura)
a. mild
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benigno
adjective
1 [+persona] kind; benevolent
2 [+clima] mild
3 (Med) [+tumor] benign; non-malignant; [+ataque, caso] mild
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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