An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fairly good)
a. decente
Everybody has a right to a decent meal, and a place to sleep.Todos tienen derecho a una comida decente y un lugar donde dormir.
b. aceptable
He was making less than the minimum wage, but now he finally has a decent job.Estaba ganando menos que el salario mínimo pero ahora finalmente tiene un trabajo aceptable.
2. (respectable)
a. decente
This is a decent house; we don't use that type of language.Esta es una casa decente; no usamos ese tipo de lenguaje.
b. decoroso
It's possible to wear clothes that are attractive and still decent.Es posible vestir ropa que es atractiva y a la vez decorosa.
3. (kind)
a. amable
Our neighbor is a decent man. He would help anyone.Nuestro vecino es un hombre amable. Ayudaría a quien sea.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (respectable)
a. decente, decoroso(a)
2. (of acceptable quality, size)
a. decente
3. (colloquial)
a. (kind)
a decent chapun buen tipo
it's very decent of youes muy amable de tu parte
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decent [ˈdiːsənt]
1 (respectable) [+person, house] decente; (proper) [+clothes, behaviour, language] decoroso; decente
are you decent? ¿estás visible?
2 (kind) amable
he was very decent to me fue muy amable conmigo; se portó muy bien conmigo; he's a decent sort es buena persona
3 (passable) [+salary, meal] adecuado; decente
a decent sum una cantidad considerable
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