afable


afable
adj.
affable.
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afable
adjetivo
1 affable, kind
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adj.
affable
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ADJ affable, genial
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adjetivo affable
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= approachable, amiable, cordial, tender [tenderer -comp., tenderest -sup.], good-natured, sociable, forthcoming, chummy [chummier -comp., chummiest -sup.], affable, mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].
Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
Ex. 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
Ex. The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.
Ex. A single drawing can have a highly emotional impact and can be effective as either a heavy, bold statement or a tender reminder.
Ex. The illustrations were projected on a large screen and the children were able to see that it was a locus amoenus and a reflection of the character of the good-natured host.
Ex. Public libraries have traditionally been places where information can be gathered and exchanged in a sociable atmosphere.
Ex. In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
Ex. Within that chummy, insular world of imperial elites, Senator Jaguaribe recoiled in horror at the prospect of a permanent pauper class supported by public funds.
Ex. After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
Ex. People become more 'mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
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* afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
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adjetivo affable
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= approachable, amiable, cordial, tender [tenderer -comp., tenderest -sup.], good-natured, sociable, forthcoming, chummy [chummier -comp., chummiest -sup.], affable, mellow [mellower -comp., mellowest -sup.].

Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.

Ex: 'I can certainly understand your concern,' she ventured, speaking with a certain amiable casualness which she hoped would keep the edge off his annoyance, 'but we're really trying to protect the taxpayer's investment and the library's materials'.
Ex: The librarian's response should always be cordial and positive in style.
Ex: A single drawing can have a highly emotional impact and can be effective as either a heavy, bold statement or a tender reminder.
Ex: The illustrations were projected on a large screen and the children were able to see that it was a locus amoenus and a reflection of the character of the good-natured host.
Ex: Public libraries have traditionally been places where information can be gathered and exchanged in a sociable atmosphere.
Ex: In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
Ex: Within that chummy, insular world of imperial elites, Senator Jaguaribe recoiled in horror at the prospect of a permanent pauper class supported by public funds.
Ex: After practice, however, the usually affable Jackson looked to be in a fog as he prepared to walk to his locker.
Ex: People become more 'mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests.
* afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.

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afable
adjective
affable
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afable adjetivo
affable
afable adjetivo affable
'afable' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
seca
- seco
English:
amiable
- congenial
- good-humoured
- good-natured
- smooth
- suave
- affable
- debonair
- mild
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afable adj
affable
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afable
adj affable, pleasant
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afable adj
: affable
afablemente adv

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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