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American English: /sə(ɡ)ˈdʒɛstɪv/
British English: /səˈdʒɛstɪv/

Translation of suggestive in Spanish:


  • 1
    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) to be suggestive of something 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
    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.
    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
  • 3 (which stimulates thought) [formal]
    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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