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sensible

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (reasonable)
a. sensato (person)
Be sensible and think twice before quitting your job.Sé sensato y piénsalo bien antes de dimitir de tu trabajo.
b. prudente (idea)
If you are going to drink, it is sensible to take a taxi home.Si vas a beber, es prudente tomar un taxi a casa.
c. razonable (price)
You can buy this car at a sensible price because it's used.Puedes comprar este coche a un precio razonable porque es de segunda mano.
2. (practical)
a. práctico
The students will need to wear sensible footwear and a hat for the hike.Los alumnos tendrán que llevar calzado práctico y un gorro para la caminata.
3. (detectable)
a. apreciable
In a sensible effort to win more votes, the presidential candidate promised to reduce taxes.En un apreciable esfuerzo por ganar más votos, el candidato presidencial prometió bajar los impuestos.
b. perceptible
The father, with sensible reluctance, accepted the engagement of his daughter.El padre, con desgana perceptible, aceptó el compromiso de su hija.
4. (aware; used with "of")
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
At the golf club, we are sensible of every amenity a member could want.En el club de golf, tenemos en cuenta cualquier servicio que un miembro pudiera querer.
The government is sensible of the unemployment issue, and is working on a new jobs bill.El gobierno es consciente del problema del desempleo y está trabajando en una nueva ley de empleo.
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sensible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (rational; person, decision)
a. sensato(a)
the sensible thing to dolo sensato, lo que tiene sentido (hacer)
2. (practical; clothes, shoes)
a. práctico(a)
3. (formal)
a. (aware)
to be sensible of somethingser consciente de algo
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sensible [ˈsensəbl]
adjective
1 (having good sense) sensato
she's a very sensible girl es una chica muy sensata; be sensible! ¡sé sensato!; it would be sensible to check first lo más sensato sería comprobarlo antes
2 (reasonable) [+act] prudente; [+decision, choice] lógico; [+clothing, shoes] práctico
that is very sensible of you en eso haces muy bien; me parece muy lógico; try to be sensible about it procura ser razonable
3 (appreciable) apreciable; perceptible
4 (aware)
to be sensible of ser consciente de; darse cuenta de; I am sensible of the honour you do me soy consciente del honor que se me hace
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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