Translation of hopeful in Spanish:

hopeful

esperanzado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈhəʊpfʊl//ˈhoʊpfəl//ˈhəʊpf(ə)l/

adjective

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    (person) esperanzado
    (person) optimista
    don't be/get too hopeful no te hagas demasiadas ilusiones
    • I don't feel at all hopeful about our future no me siento nada optimista con respecto a nuestro futuro
    • to be hopeful of -ing tener esperanzas de + inf
    • He is now waiting for the board to make their final decision but is hopeful he will prove the right man for the job.
    • The Big Bang cosmology has an immense ideological appeal in a society without any hopeful vision of the future.
    • From the feedback received, the Committee is hopeful the the matter will be sorted out.
    • However, their bright and hopeful view of the future certainly stayed in my mind.
    • It was generally agreed that what was happening was very hopeful and a step in the right direction.
    • He added that he was hopeful the approval would be given by the end of January.
    • I am very hopeful these stories will help make the shift that frees the remaining refugees.
    • The club is hopeful the team will be able to turn out in its new away kit in the first league game of the season at Hartlepool on Saturday.
    • We were taking the best precautions we could, but when it came into the Wharfedale valley we were not very hopeful.
    • Nor is he very hopeful that there will ever be a ceasefire in his native land.
    • A product of the club's academy system, Langley is hopeful his future remains with Bradford.
    • The teacher in charge is hopeful the target will be reached.
    • They are still hopeful fresh evidence will come to light and Mr Hall made a desperate appeal for new information.
    • The country became a magnet for the international left, who saw hopeful signs in the revolution.
    • Her father John said it was a terrible time for the family but they are hopeful she will make a good recovery.
    • Harold Taylor, an anti-fox hunting campaigner, is also hopeful the bill will be passed.
    • Certainly they are in good form at the moment and will be very hopeful of progressing to the next stage.
    • One of the things that might compromise these hopeful signs is the disarray of the US labour movement.
    • We see the emergence of these men and women of conscience as a positive and hopeful sign.
    • Indeed, attendance at the conference might itself be taken as a hopeful sign.
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    (promising)
    (sign/prospect/response) esperanzador
    (sign/response/prospect) prometedor

noun

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    (masculine and feminine) aspirante
    candidato masculine
    candidata feminine
    young hopefuls jóvenes aspirantes