healthy
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healthy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (state)
a. sano
My goal for this week is to make myself a healthy breakfast each morning.Mi meta esta semana es prepararme un desayuno sano cada mañana.
Rest and exercise are important for maintaining a healthy mind and body.El descanso y el ejercicio son sumamente importantes para mantener una mente y un cuerpo sano.
b. saludable
It's really not healthy to spend the entire day stretched out on the sofa.Realmente no es saludable pasar el día entero tirado en el sofá.
2. (appearance)
a. saludable
Oh man, maybe you should stay home today. You're not looking very healthy.Uy, a lo mejor deberías quedarte en casa hoy. No tienes un aspecto muy saludable.
b. sano
He looks much healthier to me ever since he quit drinking soda.Lo veo mucho más sano desde que dejó de beber refrescos.
3. (beneficial)
a. saludable
Cycling is a very healthy activity, and what's more it's really fun.El ciclismo es una actividad muy saludable, además de divertida.
b. sano
Meditation can be a healthy way of relaxing.La meditación puede ser una manera sana de relajarse.
4. (abundant)
a. sustancioso
The company has made a healthy profit despite the crisis.A pesar de la crisis, la empresa ha sacado beneficios sustanciosos.
5. (flourishing)
a. próspero
There have to be some taxes in order to keep the economy healthy.Tiene que haber algunos impuestos para mantener una economía próspera.
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healthy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, climate)
a. sano(a), saludable
a healthy appetiteun apetito sano
it is a healthy sign that…es un buen síntoma que…
he has a healthy disrespect for authoritydemuestra una saludable falta de respeto ante la autoridad
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healthy [ˈhelθɪ]
adjective
healthier (comparative)healthiest (superlative)
1 (normal) [+person, plant, cell, mind] sano; [+skin, hair] sano; saludable; [+society] que goza de buena salud
to be healthy [+person] tener buena salud; estar sano; to look healthy tener un aspecto saludable; to have a healthy appetite tener buen apetito
2 (beneficial) [+diet, lifestyle, air, place] sano; saludable
3 (thriving) [+economy, company] próspero
4 (substantial) [+profit] pingüe; [+bank account] sustancioso
5 (sensible) [+attitude, scepticism] razonable
to have a healthy interest in sth tener un sano interés en algo; to have a healthy respect for sb/sth tenerle un respeto sano a algn/algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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