pre|pos|sess|ing

pre|pos|sess|ing
pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective.
making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »

a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing.

pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.
pre´pos|sess´ing|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • pre´pos|sess´ing|ly — pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre·pos·sess·ing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre´pos|sess´ing|ness — pre|pos|sess|ing «PREE puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. making a favorable first impression; attractive; pleasing: »a most prepossessing young man. Clean clothes and good manners are prepossessing. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –pre´pos|sess´ing|ness,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ness — un|pre|pos|sess|ing «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly — un|pre|pos|sess|ing «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|pre|pos|sess|ing — «UHN pree puh ZEHS ihng», adjective. not prepossessing; unattractive: »Unprepossessing…in feature, gait and manners…these poor fellows formed a class apart (Samuel Butler). –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ly, adverb. –un´pre|pos|sess´ing|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|pos|sess — «PREE puh ZEHS», transitive verb. 1. to fill with a favorable feeling or opinion, especially beforehand or at the outset: »We were prepossessed by the boy s modest behavior. 2. to fill with a feeling or opinion: »The teacher…did not prepossess me …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|ex|ist|ing — or pre ex|ist|ing condition «PREE ihg ZIHS tihng», any disease or medical problem a person develops prior to seeking coverage of health insurance: »Many Americans may also wonder whatever happened to…the rules intended to keep insurance companies …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre·ex·ist·ing — /ˌpriːıgˈzıstıŋ/ adj : existing at an earlier time : existing before something else The insurance does not cover preexisting medical conditions. They made changes to the preexisting law …   Useful english dictionary

  • pos|sess — «puh ZEHS», transitive verb. 1. to own; have as belonging to one: »Washington possessed great force and wisdom. 2. a) to hold as property; hold; occupy: »The first settlers in America possessed great tracts of land that they were to give to other …   Useful english dictionary


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