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American English: /ˈaʊtˌɡoʊɪŋ/
British English: /ˈaʊtɡəʊɪŋ/

Translation of outgoing in Spanish:


  • 1 (sociable)
    Example sentences
    • Volunteers should be available for a 3 hour period each week, and should have a friendly outgoing personality and helpful, caring disposition.
    • With her friendly smile and outgoing personality Ann made many friends and was held in high regard by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
    • He will always be remembered for his outgoing and friendly personality.
  • 2 (before noun) 2.1 (outbound) See examples: delays are reported on all outgoing flights
    todos los vuelos están saliendo con retraso
    all outgoing mail to be ready by 4 o'clock
    toda la correspondencia debe estar lista para despachar antes de las cuatro
    for outgoing calls only
    solo para llamadas al exterior
    Example sentences
    • Without further ado, the new coalition is adopting the position of the outgoing right-wing government.
    • The only change on the committee was at Assistant Secretary level where the two outgoing occupants of the position didn't seek re-election.
    • In a statement outside Conservative central office, the outgoing Tory leader said that the name of his successor would be announced in a simple statement tomorrow afternoon.
    2.3outgoing dishes (American English)

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