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impress

verb /imˈpres/
to cause feelings of admiration etc in (a person)
impresionar
I was impressed by his good manners.
(with on or upon) to stress (something to someone)
subrayar, recalcar
I must impress upon you the need for silence in the library.
to fix (a fact etc in the mind)
grabar
She re-read the plans in order to impress the details on her memory.
make (a mark) on something by pressing
imprimir
a footprint impressed in the sand.
impression /-ʃən/ noun the idea or effect produced in someone’s mind by a person, experience etc
impresión
The film made a great impression on me.
a vague idea
impresión
I have the impression that he’s not pleased.
the mark left by an object on another object
huella, marca
The dog left an impression of its paws in the wet cement.
a single printing of a book etc.
edición, tirada
Impressionism /imˈpreʃəˌnizəm/ noun ( impressionism) a style of painting developed in France from the 1860s onwards in which artists use light and colour/color to suggest atmosphere or a general impression rather than to show exact details.
impresionismo
a style of music developed in France at the end of the 19th century in which sound is used to create feelings and moods, with the structure of the music being of less importance.
impresionista
impressionist /imˈpreʃənist/ adjective
impresionista
an impressionist painting.
(Definition of impress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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