Translation of encouraging in Spanish:

encouraging

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɜːrɪdʒɪŋ; ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒɪŋ/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [news/progress] alentador, esperanzador she's always been very encouraging siempre me ( or nos etc) ha alentado mucho you might sound a bit more encouraging! ¡hay que ver qué ánimos me das! [irónico]
    More example sentences
    • An extension to three diverse small biomolecules also gave encouraging results.
    • However, for a mere six-week exposure, even modest success is encouraging.
    • Still, he says, "seeing the effects in patients with depression was encouraging."

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Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.