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Significado de “modest” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "modest" - Diccionario Inglés

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modestadjective

uk   /ˈmɒd.ɪst/ us   /ˈmɑː.dɪst/
  • modest adjective (NOT LARGE)

B2 not large in size or amount, or not expensive: They live in a fairly modest house, considering their wealth. There has been a modest improvement/recovery in housing conditions for the poor. The party made modest gains in the elections, but nothing like the huge gains that were predicted. Just a modest portion for me, please.

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modestly
adverb uk   /ˈmɒd.ɪst.li/ us   /ˈmɑː.dɪst.li/
C1 At just $9, the DVD is very modestly priced. She was dressed modestly.
(Definition of modest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "modest" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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modestadjective

us   /ˈmɑd·ɪst/
  • modest adjective (NOT LARGE)

not large in size or amount, or not great in value: a modest increase in salary a modest house
  • modest adjective (QUIETLY SUCCESSFUL)

tending not to talk about or make obvious your own abilities and achievements: Although an outstanding scientist, he’s a modest man.
  • modest adjective (CORRECT)

(Definition of modest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "modest" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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modestadjective

uk   /ˈmɒdɪst/ us  
not large in size or amount, or not expensive: modest amount/budget/profit We have a fairly modest budget, considering our oil wealth.modest rise/increase/improvement There has been a modest improvement in housing conditions. The company made modest gains in the marketplace.
modestly
adverb
Modestly priced electronics attract consumers year-round.
(Definition of modest from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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