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like·a·ble

 (lī′kə-bəl)
adj.
Variant of likable.

lik•a•ble

or like•a•ble

(ˈlaɪ kə bəl)

adj.
readily or easily liked; pleasing.
[1720–30]
lik′a•ble•ness, lik`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.likeable - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelingslikeable - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
2.likeable - easy to like; agreeable; "an attractive and likable young man"
liked - found pleasant or attractive; often used as a combining form; "a well-liked teacher"
Translations

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbl] ADJsimpático, agradable

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbəl] adj [person] → sympathiquelike-for-like like for like [ˌlaɪkfərˈlaɪk]
adjéquivalent(e)
adv [compare] → sur des bases identiques

likeable

(Brit), likable

likeable

[ˈlaɪkəbl] adjsimpatico/a
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