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English translation of 'susceptible'

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susceptible

[sysɛptibl ]
adjective
1.  [personne] touchysensitive
2. 
susceptible de faire (capacité) able to do; (probabilité) liable to do
susceptible d’amélioration open to improvement
susceptible d’être amélioré open to improvement

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Example Sentences Including 'susceptible'

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Bien maligne celle qui peut repérer le fou, l'inconscient et le naïf total, susceptible d'être porteur sans même le savoir.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Debout, dans l'obscurité, j'épie le moindre bruit susceptible de me parvenir de l'autre côté du mur.
Bombardier, Denise Tremblement de coeur
J'ignore si tout le monde est susceptible d'être atteint par un envoûtement.
Marie Claire
La commission statue par une décision motivée qui n'est susceptible d'aucun recours.
Le Monde (2001)
Si, par malheur, ces papiers ne recelent aucun indice susceptible de m'innocenter, je suis dans l'heure qui suit inculpé..
Basset-Chercot, Pascal Le baptême du boiteux
Un ton presque intime susceptible de s'adresser à chacun en particulier.
Le Monde (2001)

Trends of 'susceptible'

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'susceptible' in Other Languages

British English: touchy /ˈtʌtʃɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Touchy people are easily upset or irritated.
She is very touchy about her past.
  • American English: touchy
  • Arabic: حَسَّاس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sensitivo
  • Chinese: 暴躁的
  • Croatian: osjetljiv
  • Czech: nedůtklivý
  • Danish: pirrelig
  • Dutch: overgevoelig
  • European Spanish: susceptible
  • Finnish: herkkänahkainen
  • French: susceptible
  • German: empfindlich
  • Greek: μυγιάγγιχτος
  • Italian: permaloso
  • Japanese: 怒りっぽい
  • Korean: 화를 잘 내는
  • Norwegian: overfølsom
  • Polish: drażliwy
  • European Portuguese: sensível
  • Romanian: ultrasensibil
  • Russian: чувствительный
  • Latin American Spanish: susceptible
  • Swedish: snarstucken
  • Thai: ฉุนเฉียวโกรธง่าย
  • Turkish: hassas
  • Ukrainian: чутливий
  • Vietnamese: hay giận dỗi
British English: liable ADJECTIVE
likely When something is liable to happen, it is very likely to happen.
He is liable to change his mind quite rapidly.
  • American English: liable
  • Brazilian Portuguese: passível
  • Chinese: 可能会
  • European Spanish: probable
  • French: susceptible
  • German: wahrscheinlich
  • Italian: avere molte probabilità di
  • Japanese: ~しそうである
  • Korean: ~할 경향이 있는
  • European Portuguese: passível
  • Latin American Spanish: probable

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