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

Translation of complimentary in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (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.
    1.2 (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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