Definition of 'impression'
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I can't say that Ben ever gave me the impression that there was anything sinister going on. LOST SUMMER (2002)There was also some evidence of surgical stitching, which probably gave the impression of splinters. AFTERMATH (2002)Yet that first impression of identity lingered on for Carol. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
My first impression, that the man was carrying him off, was undoubtedly correct. LION IN THE VALLEY (2002)
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Translations for 'impression'
British English: impression /ɪmˈprɛʃən/ NOUN
Your impression of someone or something is what you think they are like. Your impression of a situation is what you think is going on.
What were your first impressions of college?
- American English: impression
- Arabic: إِنْطِبَاعٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: impressão
- Chinese: 印象
- Croatian: dojam
- Czech: dojem
- Danish: indtryk
- Dutch: indruk
- European Spanish: impresión sensación
- Finnish: vaikutelma
- French: impression
- German: Eindruck
- Greek: εντύπωση
- Italian: impressione
- Japanese: 印象
- Korean: 인상 느낌
- Norwegian: inntrykk
- Polish: wrażenie
- European Portuguese: impressão
- Romanian: impresie
- Russian: впечатление
- Spanish: impresión marca
- Swedish: intryck
- Thai: สิ่งที่ประทับใจ
- Turkish: izlenim
- Ukrainian: враження
- Vietnamese: ấn tượng
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