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improbable

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈprɑːbəbəl; ɪmˈprɒbəbəl/

Translation of improbable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (unlikely) improbable, poco probable it is highly improbable that they will survive es muy improbable or poco probable que sobrevivan
    Example sentences
    • No flight of fancy was too improbable, no wild accusation too unlikely.
    • Well, it's a theory, an improbable one, but harmless fun to contemplate.
    • What follows in the film is one improbable set-up after another, until it ends with the most ludicrous ending ever.
    1.2 (implausible) [story/name] inverosímil
    Example sentences
    • A chap by the improbable name of Monty Nebinger emails to offer his services.
    • I have a neat piece of software with the improbable name of Delicious Library.
    • The trainer of the Queen's pigeons, an East Anglian with the improbable name of Carlo Napolitano, was at Sun City.

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