promising

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prom·is·ing

 (prŏm′ĭ-sĭng)
adj.
Likely to develop in a desirable manner.

prom′is·ing·ly adv.
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promising

(ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ) or

promiseful

adj
showing promise of favourable development or future success
ˈpromisingly adv
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prom•is•ing

(ˈprɒm ə sɪŋ)

adj.
giving favorable promise; likely to turn out well.
[1505–15]
prom′is•ing•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.promising - showing possibility of achievement or excellence; "a promising young man"
likely - has a good chance of being the case or of coming about; "these services are likely to be available to us all before long"; "she is likely to forget"; "a likely place for a restaurant"; "the broken limb is likely to fall"; "rain is likely"; "a likely topic for investigation"; "likely candidates for the job"
2.promising - full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
auspicious - auguring favorable circumstances and good luck; "an auspicious beginning for the campaign"
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promising

adjective
1. encouraging, likely, bright, reassuring, hopeful, favourable, rosy, auspicious, propitious, full of promise a new and promising stage in the negotiations
encouraging discouraging, unfavourable, unpromising, inauspicious
2. talented, able, gifted, rising, likely, up-and-coming one of the school's brightest and most promising pupils
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promising

adjective
1. Showing great promise:
Idiom: on the way up.
2. Inspiring confidence or hope:
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Translations
وَاعَدواعِدٌ، مُبَشِّرٌ بالخَيْر والنَّجاح
slibný
lovende
lupaava
obećavajući
efnilegur
将来有望な
전도 유망한
obetajoč
lovande
มีอนาคตดี
geleceği parlakümit verenümit verici
nhiều hứa hẹn

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] ADJ [student] → prometedor; [future, prospect] → esperanzador, halagüeño
a promising young manun joven que promete
two promising candidatesdos candidatos buenos
it doesn't look very promisingno promete mucho, no parece muy prometedor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] adj
[result, situation] → prometteur/euse
[student, player, artist] → prometteur/euse
a promising player → un joueur prometteur
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

promising

adjvielversprechend; that sounds promisingdas klingt vielversprechend; so far the signs are not promisingbislang sind die Anzeichen nicht vielversprechend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

promising

[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ] adjpromettente
it doesn't look promising → non sembra promettente
the future is promising → il futuro promette bene
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

promise

(ˈpromis) verb
1. to say, or give one's word (that one will, or will not, do something etc). I promise (that) I won't be late; I promise not to be late; I won't be late, I promise (you)!
2. to say or give one's assurance that one will give. He promised me a new dress.
3. to show signs of future events or developments. This situation promises well for the future.
noun
1. something promised. He made a promise; I'll go with you – that's a promise!
2. a sign of future success. She shows great promise in her work.
ˈpromising adjective
showing promise; likely to be good. She's a promising pianist; Her work is promising.
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promising

وَاعَد slibný lovende vielversprechend υποσχόμενος prometedor lupaava prometteur obećavajući promettente 将来有望な 전도 유망한 veelbelovend lovende obiecujący prometedor обещающий lovande มีอนาคตดี ümit veren nhiều hứa hẹn 有希望的
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