Definition of 'promising'
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He was picked to play hockey for England and became a promising rugby player too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was picked to play hockey for England and became a promising rugby player too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So he is one of the most promising young players in that position. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He made a promising debut in a hot maiden. The Sun (2013)The academy is also helping promising young athletes in other sports. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet he left his own promising academic career to join the family bank. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The nation was plunged into mourning at the loss of this most promising future monarch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now it has returned promising something new. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This store had represented a new and promising partnership. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)One to forget for the promising youngster and hamstring injury did not help. The Sun (2006)With no piano to practice on his promising musical career was abruptly cut short. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)He was a young man with a promising future and all of us will miss him dearly. The Sun (2010)Others questioned eagerly who this promising new writer might be. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It was a brutal termination to a promising career. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is a promising young manager and deserves a chance to prove if he is up to a mighty challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their most promising young players are on a stopping train if they stay in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This filly made a very promising debut at Ascot when not knocked about in the closing stages. The Sun (2009)The most promising players can now combine their sixth-form education with an apprenticeship in rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She made a promising debut before blowing her rivals apart at Bath. The Sun (2014)But there is something auspicious, promising and positive about the expectation a new year brings. The Sun (2013)The feature race apart, some promising young horses turned out for two novice hurdles of infinitely less value than their contestants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Council is weighted towards the past two decades, but shows how consistently good the selection panels have been at buying the good and the promising. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And he is 23 - past the point at which he could be considered a promising youngster. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The joint venture is, of course, only one way to handle the promising or successful misfit. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Arts Council is weighted towards the past two decades, but shows how good the selection panels have been at buying the good and the promising. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'promising'
British English: promising /ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is promising seems likely to be very good or successful.
He's one of the country's most promising poets.
- American English: promising
- Arabic: وَاعَد
- Brazilian Portuguese: prometedor
- Chinese: 有希望的
- Croatian: obećavajući
- Czech: slibný
- Danish: lovende
- Dutch: veelbelovend
- European Spanish: prometedor
- Finnish: lupaava
- French: prometteur
- German: vielversprechend
- Greek: υποσχόμενος
- Italian: promettente
- Japanese: 将来有望な
- Korean: 전도 유망한
- Norwegian: lovende
- Polish: obiecujący
- European Portuguese: prometedor
- Romanian: promițător
- Russian: обещающий
- Spanish: prometedor
- Swedish: lovande
- Thai: มีอนาคตดี
- Turkish: ümit veren
- Ukrainian: перспективний
- Vietnamese: nhiều hứa hẹn
Definition of promising from the Collins English Dictionary
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