impressive

impressive
-siv
adjective ((negative unimpressive) making a great impression on a person's mind, feelings etc: an impressive ceremony.) impresionante
impressive adj impresionante / excelente
impressive
tr[ɪm'presɪv]
adjective
1 impresionante
impressive [ɪm'prɛsɪv] adj
: impresionante
impressively adv
impressive
adj.
contundente adj.
impresionante adj.
ɪm'presɪv
adjective
a) <record/work> admirable, digno de admiración

she's a very impressive speaker — es una excelente oradora

b) <building/ceremony> imponente, impresionante
[ɪm'presɪv]
ADJ [achievement, victory, display] impresionante

it was an impressive performance — (Sport, Mus) fue una actuación impresionante or soberbia

the company has an impressive record in terms of profits — la empresa posee un impresionante or excelente historial de beneficios

* * *
[ɪm'presɪv]
adjective
a) <record/work> admirable, digno de admiración

she's a very impressive speaker — es una excelente oradora

b) <building/ceremony> imponente, impresionante

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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