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be·com·ing

 (bĭ-kŭm′ĭng)
adj.
1. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
2. Pleasing or attractive to the eye.

be·com′ing·ly adv.
be·com′ing·ness n.

becoming

(bɪˈkʌmɪŋ)
adj
suitable; appropriate
n
1. any process of change
2. (Philosophy) (in the philosophy of Aristotle) any change from the lower level of potentiality to the higher level of actuality
beˈcomingly adv
beˈcomingness n

be•com•ing

(bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ)

adj.
1. tending to give a pleasing effect or attractive appearance: a becoming hairdo.
2. suitable; proper.
n.
3. any process of change.
[1555–65]
be•com′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.becoming - according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
2.becoming - displaying or setting off to best advantagebecoming - displaying or setting off to best advantage; "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"
flattering - showing or representing to advantage; "a flattering color"

becoming

adjective
1. flattering, pretty, attractive, enhancing, elegant, neat, stylish, graceful, tasteful, well-chosen, comely Softer fabrics are much more becoming than stiffer ones.
flattering ugly, unattractive, unflattering, unbecoming
2. appropriate, right, seemly, fitting, fit, correct, suitable, decent, proper, worthy, in keeping, compatible, befitting, decorous, comme il faut (French), congruous, meet (archaic) This behaviour is not becoming among our politicians.
appropriate inappropriate, unfit, unsuitable, improper, unworthy

becoming

adjective
1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place:
3. Pleasingly suited to the wearer:
Translations
مُناسِب، مُلائِم، لائِق
hezkýslušivý
klædelig
illõ: vkihez illõ
klæîilegur
slušivý

becoming

(o.f.) [bɪˈkʌmɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= fetching) [clothes, hairstyle, hat] → favorecedor, sentador (LAm)
that dress is very becomingese vestido es muy favorecedorese vestido te sienta muy bien
2. (= suitable) [conduct, language] → apropiado
it is not becoming for young ladies to speak like thatno es apropiado que las señoritas hablen así, no es propio de señoritas hablar así

becoming

[bɪˈkʌmɪŋ] adj
(= seemly) [behaviour] → convenable, bienséant(e)
(= flattering) [clothes] → seyant(e)

becoming

adj
(= suitable, fitting)schicklich; it’s not becoming (for a lady) to sit like thates schickt sich (für eine Dame) nicht, so zu sitzen
(= flattering)vorteilhaft, kleidsam; that dress is very becomingdas Kleid steht ihr/dir etc sehr gut

becoming

[bɪˈkʌmɪŋ] adj (frm) (clothes) → grazioso/a, che dona; (behaviour, language) → adatto/a, che si addice alla situazione

become

(biˈkam) past tense became (biˈkeim) : past participle beˈcome verb
1. to come or grow to be. Her coat has become badly torn; She has become even more beautiful.
2. to qualify or take a job as. She became a doctor.
3. (with of) to happen to. What became of her son?
4. to suit. That dress really becomes her.
beˈcoming adjective
attractive. a very becoming dress.
beˈcomingly adverb

becoming

a. apropiado-a, conveniente, que sienta o cae bien.
References in classic literature ?
By becoming a monk he showed contempt for all that seemed most important to others and had seemed so to him while he was in the service, and he now ascended a height from which he could look down on those he had formerly envied.
It was a bold question, and one which has ever been considered as a mystery; yet with how many things are we upon the brink of becoming acquainted, if cowardice or carelessness did not restrain our inquiries.
But now, drawing back to the edge of the table, gradually lower your eye (thus bringing yourself more and more into the condition of the inhabitants of Flatland), and you will find the penny becoming more and more oval to your view, and at last when you have placed your eye exactly on the edge of the table (so that you are, as it were, actually a Flatlander) the penny will then have ceased to appear oval at all, and will have become, so far as you can see, a straight line.
But the action of natural selection will probably still oftener depend on some of the inhabitants becoming slowly modified; the mutual relations of many of the other inhabitants being thus disturbed.
the country not undergoing any change in its conditions) only by its varying descendants seizing on places at present occupied by other animals: some of them, for instance, being enabled to feed on new kinds of prey, either dead or alive; some inhabiting new stations, climbing trees, frequenting water, and some perhaps becoming less carnivorous.
And having committed this prime error, he was obliged to follow it up, so much so that, to put an end to the ambition of Alexander, and to prevent his becoming the master of Tuscany, he was himself forced to come into Italy.
From this a general rule is drawn which never or rarely fails: that he who is the cause of another becoming powerful is ruined; because that predominancy has been brought about either by astuteness or else by force, and both are distrusted by him who has been raised to power.
The stories of how people end up becoming Catholic can often be surprising.
Before becoming Prime Minister, he often rode his bike to work.
The root of these evils was becoming clear to me: atheism, marked by rampant materialism and the warping of our sexual identity.
And while it wasn't until the mid-to-late 70s that Michael Porter wrote on strategic planning, (and published his landmark book, Competitive Strategy), strategic planning was becoming an integral part of management practice.
In the most significant cultural change in the game's history--not to mention one of the most significant in American history--Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 by becoming the first African American to play in the major leagues.