suggestion

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suggestion(
suhg
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jehs
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chihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (proposal)
a. la sugerencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Silvia had a suggestion for how we might finish the project faster.Silvia tenía una sugerencia de cómo podríamos acabar el proyecto más rápido.
2. (insinuation)
a. la insinuación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The suggestion that we committed fraud is unacceptable.La insinuación de que hayamos cometido un fraude es inaceptable.
3. (indication)
a. el indicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The cash found hidden in the walls is a strong suggestion of wrongdoing.El efectivo que se encontró escondido en las paredes es un fuerte indicio de mala conducta.
4. (trace)
a. el dejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I noticed a slight suggestion of envy in her voice.Noté un ligerísimo dejo de envidia en su voz.
5. (psychology)
a. la sugestión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
At age seven, the boy was very susceptible to suggestion.A los siete años, el niño era muy susceptible a la sugestión.
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suggestion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (proposal)
a. la sugerencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to make a suggestionhacer una sugerencia
suggestions boxbuzón de sugerencias
2. (insinuation, hint)
a. el indicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
there is no suggestion that he might be guiltyno hay indicios de que pueda ser culpable
she has just a suggestion of a foreign accenttiene un ligerísimo acento extranjero
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suggestion [səˈdʒestʃən]
noun
1 (proposal, recommendation) sugerencia (f)
have you any suggestions? ¿tienes alguna sugerencia?; ¿se te ocurre algo?; if I may make or offer a suggestion si se me permite proponer algo; to be open to suggestions estar abierto a cualquier sugerencia
my suggestion is [that]
my suggestion is that we ignore her yo propongo que no la hagamos caso; my suggestion to you would be to take the job yo te aconsejaría que aceptaras el trabajo; I am writing at the suggestion of Hugh Smith le escribo siguiendo la indicación de Hugh Smith
2 (implication) insinuación (f)
we reject any suggestion that the law needs amending rechazamos cualquier insinuación de que la ley necesite una modificación
3 (indication) indicio (m)
there is no suggestion that the two sides are any closer no hay indicios de que ambas partes se hayan acercado; there are suggestions that he might be supported by the socialists hay indicios de que le puedan apoyar los socialistas; se comenta que quizá le apoyen los socialistas
There is absolutely no suggestion of any mainstream political party involvement
4 (trace) [of doubt] sombra (f)
he replied with the suggestion of a smile contestó esbozando una sonrisa; with just a suggestion of garlic con una pizca de ajo
5 (Psychology and Psychiatry) sugestión (f)
the power of suggestion el poder de la sugestión
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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