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adjective (ABLE TO CHANGE)
/ˈsʌp.l̩/ literary
able to change quickly and successfully to suit different conditions
She has shown that she has a supple mind.
We need a more supple monetary policy.
Adapting and attuning to somethingAdapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
/ˈsʌp.l̩.nəs/ noun [U]
Flexible, loose and yielding
Translations of “supple”
in Korean 유연한…
in Arabic مَرِن…
in French souple…
in Italian agile, elastico…
in Russian гибкий…
in Turkish esnek, yumuşak, eğilir…
in Polish giętki, gibki…
in Spanish flexible…
in Portuguese flexível, elástico…
in German geschmeidig…
in Catalan flexible…
in Japanese しなやかな, 柔軟な, 曲げやすい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灵活的, 灵活的,适应能力强的…
(Definition of supple adjective (ABLE TO CHANGE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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