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sensible

Translation of sensible in English:

adjetivo/adjective

  • 3 (generalmente delante del nombre/usually before noun) [formal] (ostensible, importante) appreciable un aumento sensible en el precio del petróleo an appreciable rise o/or a sizeable increase in the price of oil ha habido una sensible disminución en el número de accidentes there has been a noticeable o/or an appreciable drop in the number of accidents ha mostrado una sensible mejoría she has shown marked improvement la sequía ha ocasionado sensibles pérdidas the drought has caused significant losses sus familiares lamentan tan sensible pérdida the family mourn his terrible loss [formal]

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