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American English: /ˌkɑmpləˈmɛn(t)əri/
, /ˌkɑmpləˈmɛntri/
British English: /kɒmplɪˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

Translation of complimentary in Spanish:


  • 1 (flattering)
    I asked what he thought of you and he was very complimentary
    le pregunté qué pensaba de ti y fue muy elogioso
    she wasn't very complimentary about her teacher
    no habló muy bien de su profesora
    Example sentences
    • Even the odd complimentary remark can annoy me a little.
    • We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.
    • Except for complimentary remarks about the food, little was said during the meal.
  • 2 (free)
    de obsequio or regalo
    complimentary ticket all drinks on board are complimentary
    el servicio de bar a bordo es gratuito or es cortesía de la empresa
    Example sentences
    • You will get a complimentary bottle of California wine and your service charge is waived in the Traveler.
    • At most, I could get a complimentary bottle of wine, but inspiration came free, he said.
    • Each sponsor will be proved with two complimentary tickets for the show, valued at €10 each.
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