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suggestive

Pronunciation: /səˈdʒestɪv/

Translation of suggestive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [gesture/laugh] insinuante, provocativo
    Example sentences
    • A driver who left a woman passenger terror stricken when he drove her past her home also lost his licence, as did a driver who made sexually suggestive remarks to a passenger.
    • She describes these rages as often provoked by strangers on the street who whistle at her or make some sexually suggestive remark.
    • Explicitly sexual lyrics and suggestive dancing have sparked scathing newspaper columns and local judges have banned minors from attending the dances.
  • 2 (predicative/predicativo)to be suggestive of sth 2.1 (indicative) parecer* indicar algo the figures are suggestive of an upturn in the economy las cifras parecen indicar un repunte en la economía 2.2 (reminiscent) hacer* pensar en algo, evocar* algo the design is suggestive of a Roman villa el diseño hace pensar en or evoca una villa romana
    Example sentences
    • These indications were suggestive of six previous hybridization events between the two native carnivores.
    • Diagnostic genetic testing refers to the use of a gene test in a patient who has symptoms suggestive of Huntington's disease, with or without a family history.
    • Electrolyte levels should be monitored, and patients should report any signs or symptoms suggestive of electrolyte imbalance.
  • 3 (which stimulates thought) [formal] [theory/commentary] que llama a la reflexión
    Example sentences
    • Another suggestive piece of evidence is comparison with dogs that remain on the other side of the long vanished Asia-North America land connection.
    • The regulations adopted in Shanghai will provide suggestive ideas for national AIDS legislation.
    • Both nonspecialists and specialists in Tillich's theology will find here ideas suggestive for contemporary teaching and preaching.

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