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plausible

Pronunciation: /ˈplɔːzəbəl/

Translation of plausible in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [argument/story/excuse] verosímil it's perfectly plausible that … es perfectamente posible que …, cabe muy bien dentro de lo posible que …
    Example sentences
    • The chain comes to an end where neither your plausible responses nor mine change as the reasoning continues.
    • There is no plausible reason and explanation why the amount should be increased.
    • If they are representative, the only plausible answer is to consider their supposed ideology.
    1.2 [liar/salesman] convincente
    Example sentences
    • Of course, he's horribly plausible and a formidable election campaigner.
    • The Liberal Democrats might wake up, go out and at last find a plausible candidate for prime minister.
    • They had only got seconds to make up their mind because he was so plausible.

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