Translation of sensible in Spanish:

sensible

Pronunciation: /ˈsensəbəl/

adj

  • 1 1.1 [person/approach/attitude] sensato; [decision] prudente; [choice] acertado; [price] razonable she's a sensible girl es una chica sensata or de criterio be sensible, you can't do it all on your own sé razonable, no lo puedes hacer todo tú solo I think that's the most sensible thing to do me parece que es lo más sensato or razonable quality goods at sensible prices artículos de calidad a precios razonables
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    • In the meantime, women should be getting the clear message about the many health benefits of adopting a sensible diet and engaging in regular exercise.
    • If spending on this scale is sensible, its wisdom ought to be demonstrable.
    • Drivers are more likely to respect a sensible approach to road safety such as locally controlled temporary limits, as used successfully by a number of other councils around the country.
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    • A number of normally sensible people in Europe have supported this proposition.
    • What sane, sensible person would throw more than a billion dollars at the overseas sharemarket at a time of major volatility?
    • Good, normally sensible drivers start thinking about taking chances.
    1.2 [clothes/shoes] cómodo y práctico
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    • Now that I'm officially old I'll have to settle down, buy a pair of sensible shoes and get something magnificently practical like a winch.
    • What I do care about is the practicality of running around in a sandpit with sensible shoes on for 10 minutes.
    • Part shrine, part purveyor of durable, practical and sensible outdoor gear, MEC has what you need - and they'll tell you exactly what that is and why.
  • 2 2.1 (aware, appreciative) [formal] to be sensible of sth ser* or (in Chile, Mexico also/en Chile, México también) estar* consciente de algo I am sensible of the honor you have done me soy consciente del honor que me han hecho 2.2 (detectable) [formal] apreciable, perceptible
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    • And even if it did, our mind's ability to perceive what is sensible would not necessarily be accurate.
    • It is not even sufficient for perceiving merely sensible qualities such as colours and shapes.
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    • A truly humble man is sensible of his natural distance from God; of his dependence on him; of the insufficiency of his own power and wisdom.
    • For if the reason is sound, it is sensible of the body's diseases: but being itself diseased with those of the soul, it has no judgment in what it suffers.

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