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convenient
American English: /kənˈvinjənt/
British English: /kənˈviːnɪənt/

Translation of convenient in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (opportune, suitable) Tuesday is not convenient for me
    el martes no me resulta conveniente or no me viene bien
    is there a convenient train tomorrow?
    ¿hay algún tren que me ( or te etc) convenga mañana?
    would it be convenient for me to call tomorrow?
    ¿estaría bien que pasara mañana?
    his resignation was most convenient for the firm
    su dimisión fue muy oportuna para la empresa or le vino muy bien a la empresa
    Example sentences
    • There are plenty of ways to make your meal plan convenient, appealing, and customized to fit your lifestyle.
    • It wasn't as if he even particularly liked to swim; it was simply the most convenient physical activity.
    • In the garden would be quite convenient as you are planning on mowing the lawn.
    1.2 (neat, practical) a very convenient way of storing cassettes
    una manera muy práctica or cómoda de guardar los cassettes
    Example sentences
    • The doctors responsible for children's heart surgery in Bristol provided convenient scapegoats.
    • Yet a closer look at his record suggests that he is just a convenient scapegoat for a lot of people's stereotypes.
    • The promissory note is a convenient tool, an additional guarantee to the bona fide commercial relationship.
    1.3 (handy, close) See examples: I always go to that supermarket, it's very convenient
    siempre voy a ese supermercado porque me queda muy a mano
    it's very convenient having the school so near
    resulta muy práctico tener la escuela tan cerca
    a convenient base from which to explore the region
    una base bien situada desde donde explorar la región
    it's so convenient for the station
    la estación queda tan a mano

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