propio = own adjective

propio, propia

adjective

English Translation of PROPIO

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: own su propia casa his own house sus recursos propios their own resources salió del hospital por su propio pie he left the hospital on his own two feet lo vi con mis propios ojos I saw it with my own eyes ¿tiene coche propio? do you have your own car? esos rizos parecen propios those curls look as if they are your own
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apropiado : appropriate, suitablerecibieron al rey con los honores que le son propios they received the king with the honors which are his due or with all suitable honors esa corbata no es muy propia para la ocasión that tie is not very suitable for the occasion no es lugar propio para este tipo de comportamiento this is not the place for that sort of behavior utiliza las palabras en sentido propio he uses the words in their strict or true sense
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característico : characteristic, typicaluna bebida propia del país a drink typical of the country este sol es más propio de un país mediterráneo this sunshine is more typical of a Mediterranean country ese gesto era muy propio de él that gesture was very like him or very typical of him fruta propia del tiempo seasonal fruit preguntas propias de un niño questions that a child would ask este perfume tiene un olor muy propio this perfume has a scent all (of) its own
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mismo : oneself el propio director the director himself me lo ha dicho el propio ministro the minister himself told me so la solicitud debe ser firmada por el propio interesado the application must be signed by the applicant himself

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