Traducción de dubious en Español:


dudoso, adj.

Pronunciación /ˈd(j)ubiəs//ˈdjuːbɪəs/


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    (honor/achievement) dudoso
    (honor/achievement) discutible
    (past) turbio
    (motives/person) sospechoso
    I think that's a dubious compliment no sé si eso se puede interpretar como un cumplido
    • he seems a rather dubious character to me no me parece una persona de fiar
    • a joke in dubious taste una broma de dudoso gusto
    • O'Toole holds the dubious distinction of seven Best Actor Oscar nominations without winning the actual Oscar.
    • Even those which are imaginative and intelligently put together are often morally dubious.
    • For these reasons, reflective foil on board insulation is of dubious value.
    • And it spends billions each year in social welfare programs that are endlessly duplicative and of dubious value.
    • They weren't always on the side of good, and even when they were, they still regularly made morally dubious judgements, but they were always true to their natures.
    • Is it perhaps yet another organisation designed to make money by providing endorsements of dubious value?
    • For an extended look at the dubious value of a humanities education in particular see here.
    • Aurillac, a lovely city at the foot of the Cantal mountains, has the dubious distinction of being the prefecture in France furthest from a motorway.
    • When it comes to sharing your faith, gimmicks are of dubious value.
    • Tramore has drawn the short straw yet again and has the dubious distinction of hosting the final game of 2003 on Sunday, 28th December.
    • Last time I solved it myself by medically dubious methods and I'd rather not do that again!
    • It's all in a good cause, people used to say, but Elizabeth felt that almost any action she took at this point would be of dubious value.
    • Before the war, the submarine was regarded as a morally dubious weapon, subject to international agreements.
    • His primary sources include most if not all the standard references on the subject along with one or two of dubious value.
    • The knee-jerk reaction is to dismiss such training as faddish and of dubious value.
    • If so, that would give Florida the dubious distinction of getting hit by four of the six most costly hurricanes on record within six weeks.
    • I listed at the beginning the most usual procedures used to provide assistance in conception, but deferred discussion of the two methods that are most morally dubious.
    • For a start, the whole idea of reciprocity and empowerment seems morally dubious to me.
    • They are engaged in tax avoidance, which is entirely legal, though you might argue it's morally dubious.
    • Philosophy aims only at the truth, not at mere persuasion regardless of truth, which is a dubious enterprise in both its intentions and its methods.
    • The region has the dubious distinction of having Europe's worst service station.
    • Another Horsforth man claimed the dubious distinction of becoming the first English serviceman to be captured by the Germans - just one day after war broke out.
    • Characters are rootless, without orientation, almost unaware that their behaviour is morally dubious.
    • In fact, it could be argued that 15 Minutes earns the dubious distinction of being the most cynical film ever made about cynicism.
    • The approach outline above seems to offer the best prospect for exposing the administration's dubious motives and methods.
    • He just enjoys exploring the morally dubious aspects of it, and exploring difficult situations.
    • However, thanks to dubious sales techniques, it is widely mis-sold.
    • In fact, so entrenched was the belief in many quarters that official statistics were of dubious value to social researchers that the view took root that they were virtually worthless.
    • David Weinberger has some interesting things to say about the game, and the morally dubious world it allows you to enter.
    • The result is a surreal, hypnotic journey into morally ambiguous territory, led by an increasingly dubious tour guide.
    • It has the dubious distinction of being probably the only luxury hotel in the world to be blown up by a future prime minister of its own country.
    • The credit industry has been accused of using ‘sneaky tricks and dubious sales practices’ to boost profits.
    • But the public interest would not be served by people of dubious motives giving false information by doctoring the official record.
    • 2004 will finish with a hat trick of games against the teams enjoying the dubious distinction of being below us in the league.
    • It shows him as morally dubious - he wants the men to die so he can finish his book, but he pretends otherwise - and intellectually cold.
    • In a time of government cutbacks, as a tax-payer I am unconvinced that we need to fund more programs of dubious value.
    • Ray is not a good father, as evidenced by his empty fridge and dubious methods of interacting with his kids.
    • Matters come to a head when the star is expelled from the team, leading to a climax at once disturbingly intense and morally dubious.
    • On the flip side, the district has the dubious distinction of registering the highest number of cases of atrocities against women.
    • Like Den, he gets involved in dubious deals with shady characters, and the source of his money is not always entirely clear.
  • 2to be dubious

    tener reservas
    tener dudas
    to be dubious about sth/sb tener reservas / dudas sobre/acerca de algo/algn
    • I'm very/a little dubious about the whole idea tengo grandes/algunas reservas sobre el asunto
    • One direct result of this vicious circle was that many parents remained dubious about the quality of non-government education.
    • I was a little dubious about this tour from the outset.
    • I am also extremely dubious about grand projects.
    • To work the sanctions would have to be ‘short, sharp and painful’ but an official report was dubious about their effectiveness.
    • They are deeply dubious about whether he has succeeded at all on most domestic issues.
    • He is similarly dubious about the suggestion that the protests were incited by older activists.
    • I was pretty dubious about it when I was a journalist, but now I think it's remarkably ineffectual.
    • Reading the script beforehand, I had been dubious about anyone performing it as a one-person show.
    • ‘People who might be dubious about standing somewhere waiting for a bus may be more encouraged to do so if they know exactly when the bus is due,’ he said.
    • I'm not objecting to the Food Museum, of course, but I am somewhat dubious about the prospect of a hundred thousand visitors per year.
    • She was a bit dubious about it at first but now she is getting used to it and people adore her everywhere we go.
    • I have become more dubious about the last point.
    • And it is that part that, I think, we are a little dubious about.
    • However, councillors were dubious about visiting the site.
    • I was dubious about the composition project, until I heard the music.
    • ‘I am very dubious about this sort of thing,’ added Dr Fitzpatrick.
    • He may have been dubious about some of the more outlandish changes that had occurred in journalism but it was always in a good-humoured way.
    • I'm just a bit more dubious about the odds of this happening than Hewitt.
    • ‘At first I was a bit dubious about going back to Bradford from Otley, but now I think the move is the best thing that we have ever done,’ he said.
    • I shrugged, probably dubious about the opportunity myself.