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pleasant
American English: /ˈplɛz(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈplɛz(ə)nt/

Translation of pleasant in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 1
    (day/weather/smell/taste)
    agradable
    bueno
    what a pleasant surprise!
    ¡qué agradable or grata sorpresa!
    it makes a pleasant change
    es un cambio que resulta agradable
    pleasant dreams!
    ¡que duermas bien!
    ¡felices sueños!
    Example sentences
    • Was there some other happy or less pleasant episode in her life that she felt she could commemorate?
    • Sometimes it seems that we ourselves can cause the enjoyment of pleasant objects.
    • Religion sets down rules with the aim of making society a pleasant happy place in which to live.
  • 2 (friendly, polite)
    (smile/manner)
    agradable
    he's a very pleasant young man
    es un joven muy agradable
    try to be pleasant this evening
    esta noche trata de ser amable
    Example sentences
    • A social worker who had worked with Fraser since described her as a lovely and pleasant girl.
    • When the most pleasant person you meet on your way in is the ticket inspector, you know things are bad.
    • He was, by all accounts an extremely pleasant person and of the highest integrity.

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