propicio
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propicio(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (suitable)
a. favorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta es la hora propicia para irnos a dormir si queremos dormir bien.This is the favorable time to go to sleep if we want to sleep well.
b. favourable (United Kingdom)
Esta me parece una ocasión propicia para pedirle matrimonio a María.I find this to be a favourable time to pop the question to Maria.
c. propitious
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La biblioteca me parece un lugar propicio para buscar ese libro tan raro.I think the library is a propitious place to find such a rare book.
2. (positive)
a. favorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El concursante se granjeó la opinión propicia del jurado.The contestant earned the favorable opinion of the judges.
b. favourable (United Kingdom)
Mi padre tiene una opinión propicia sobre el novio de mi hermana.My father has a favourable opinion of my sister's boyfriend.
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propicio
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (favorable)
a. propitious, favorable
2. (adecuado)
a. suitable, appropriate
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propicio
adjective
[+momento, condiciones] favourable; favorable; (EEUU) [+persona] kind; well-disposed;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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