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American English: /ˌpripəˈzɛsɪŋ/
British English: /priːpəˈzɛsɪŋ/

Translation of prepossessing in Spanish:


  • [formal] (usually negative)
    Example sentences
    • She was young, but attractive and quite prepossessing.
    • She is neither particularly prepossessing in her appearance nor outwardly warm, as even David admits remembering his first acquaintance with her.
    • Gap-toothed, bold in face, and of a ruddy complexion, the Wife was no longer prepossessing in appearance, if she ever had been.

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