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voluble

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voluble
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (unstable)
a. fickle
Los chicos de hoy en día son muy volubles cuando se trata de elegir una carrera. ¡Algunos llegan a cambiar de especialidad hasta cinco veces antes de graduarse!Kids today are very fickle when it comes to choosing a career path. Some of them change their major up to five times before graduating!
b. changeable
Mi hermana no ha cambiado mucho desde que éramos jóvenes. Mi hermano, por otro lado, tiene una naturaleza muy voluble.My sister hasn't changed much since we were young. My brother, on the other hand, has a very changeable nature.
c. flighty
Mi jefe es voluble y cambia de opinión un montón de veces antes de tomar una decisión.My boss is flighty, and he changes his mind several times before he makes a decision.
d. mercurial
La personalidad voluble de Raquel la hace atacar verbalmente a la gente en momentos inesperados.Raquel's mercurial personality makes her lash out at people at unexpected times.
2. (botany)
a. twining
Plantas volubles recubren las pilastras de las ruinas antiguas.Twining plants cover the pillars of the ancient ruins.
b. climbing
El botánico argentino descubrió una nueva especie de planta trepadora cuando estuvo en la selva amazónica.The Argentine botanist discovered a new species of climbing plant when he was in the Amazon jungle.
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voluble
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (persona)
a. changeable, fickle
2. (botany)
a. climbing
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voluble
adjective
1 [+persona] (inconstante) fickle; changeable; (imprevisible) erratic; unpredictable; (inestable) unstable
2 (Botánica) twining; climbing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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