An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (easy to operate)
a. maneuvrable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los carros automáticos son más manejables que los manuales.Automatic cars are more maneuvrable than manuals.
b. manoeuvrable (United Kingdom)
La nueva silla de ruedas es muy manejable y se puede plegar.The new wheelchair is very manoeuvrable and can be folded.
2. (practical)
a. easy to use
Buscamos en la tienda un sofá-cama que fuera manejable.We looked in the store for a sofa bed which was easy to use.
3. (controllable)
a. manageable
Mi pelo no es nada manejable porque es grueso y rizado.My hair isn't at all manageable because it's thick and curly.
4. (easy to influence)
a. easily led
No soporto a las personas manejables que cambian de opinión según con quién estén.I can't stand people who are easily led and change their minds depending on who they're with.
b. easily manipulated
Mi hermana es tan manejable que siempre acaba haciendo lo que los demás quieren.My sister is so easily manipulated that she always ends up doing what others want.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona, cosa)
a. manageable
2. (herramienta)
a. easy to use
3. (coche)
a. maneuverable
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[+asunto, pelo] manageable; [+aparato, libro] user-friendly; easy to use; [+vehículo] manoeuvrable; maneuvrable; (EEUU)
muy poco manejable la cabellera más ondulada y manejable que jamás doncella alguna haya peinado son personas fácilmente manejables
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