unsuitable
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unsuitable(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. inadecuado
This house would be unsuitable for a family with young children.Esta casa sería inadecuada para una familia en que hay niños pequeños.
b. no adecuado
In their current condition, these premises are unsuitable for public meetings.En su condición actual, este local no es adecuado para reuniones públicas.
c. inapropiado
The teacher confiscated my book saying that it was unsuitable for someone my age.La profesora me confiscó el libro diciendo que era inapropiado para alguien de mi edad.
d. no apropiado
That dress is completely unsuitable for a funeral. Please put on something less revealing.Este vestido no es nada apropiado para ir a un funeral. Ponte algo menos revelador.
e. inoportuno
You couldn't have chosen a more unsuitable time to mention your new job.No podrías haber elegido un momento más inoportuno para hacer mención de tu nuevo trabajo.
f. inconveniente
My uncle complained that the hospital food was unsuitable for sick patients.Mi tío se quejó de que la comida del hospital era inconveniente para pacientes enfermos.
g. no apto
This toy is unsuitable for very young children.Este juguete no es apto para niños muy jóvenes.
h.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My parents considered Ryan an unsuitable boyfriend for me.Mis padres creían que Ryan no era el novio indicado para mí.
Those boots are unsuitable for long walks.Esas botas no sirven para caminatas largas.
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unsuitable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (arrangement, behavior, climate)
a. inadecuado(a), inapropiado(a)
2. (time)
a. inoportuno(a)
he's unsuitable for the jobno es la persona adecuada or apropiada para el trabajo
this movie is unsuitable for childrenesta película no es apta para menores
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unsuitable [ˈʌnˈsuːtəbl]
adjective
[+clothes, shoes] inadecuado; inapropiado; [+accommodation, job, site] inadecuado
You may find yourself in a job which is totally unsuitable The airport was built on a totally unsuitable site The trees were planted in unsuitable ground Prisoners are being dumped without thought about the country in unsuitable accommodation the accommodation they were offered was unsuitable
[+candidate] poco idóneo; [+moment] inoportuno; inconveniente
the building was unsuitable as an office el edificio no reunía las condiciones necesarias para hacer de oficina; these shoes are unsuitable for walking estos zapatos no son los adecuados or apropiados para caminar; the film is unsuitable for children la película no es apta para menores; this book is unsuitable for children este libro no es apropiado para niños or es impropio para niños; he is unsuitable for the post no es la persona indicada para el puesto; she always went for unsuitable men siempre escogía a hombres que no le convenían; he married a most unsuitable girl se casó con una chica que no le convenía nada
an unsuitable moment ...legislation to deter these clinics from providing their services to unmarried, lesbian or other "unsuitable" women Your teenage children may try to shock you by visiting pubs with unsuitable friends Au pairs suffer from homesickness, get entangled with unsuitable boyfriends and leave you in the lurch sometimes * They claimeds that schools neglected moral instruction and utilised "unsuitable" textbooks "Madame Bovary" was deemed entirely unsuitable reading for middle-class women ...the wildly unsuitable husband of her best friend Some women go out and fall in love with someone unsuitable - a married man at work, say, or a stranger who lives three doors away Carl May was a completely unsuitable match
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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