Translation of suggestion in Spanish:

suggestion

Pronunciation: /səˈdʒestʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 c u (proposal) sugerencia (f) to make a suggestion hacer* una sugerencia if I may offer a suggestion si se me permite hacer una sugerencia, si se me permite proponer or sugerir algo to make improper suggestions hacer* proposiciones deshonestas I'm open to suggestions acepto sugerencias have you any suggestions for speeding up the process? ¿se le ocurre algo para acelerar el proceso? it was your suggestion to have a picnic fuiste tú quien propuso or sugirió ir de picnic I bought it at my wife's suggestion lo compré porque mi mujer me lo sugirió, lo compré a instancias de mi mujer [formal] 1.2 c (explanation, theory) teoría (f) his suggestion is the most plausible su teoría es la más probable 1.3 c (insinuation) insinuación (f)
  • 2 c u 2.1 (indication, hint) indicio (m) there is no suggestion of any change in policy no hay ningún indicio de un cambio de política there was no suggestion of foul play no había indicios de que se hubiese cometido un crimen 2.2 (slight trace) (no pl) there was a suggestion of a smile on her face apenas esbozó una sonrisa a dish with a (slight) suggestion of saffron un plato con un ligerísimo sabor a azafrán

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