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raisonnable in English:

1. sensible sensible

Our teenage daughter is sensible so we can trust her.
A sensible man wouldn't say such a thing in public.
Be sensible
I dreamt that Congress effected sensible tax reform to improve the lot of the working class. I then woke up in a gutter with nothing but ragged clothes and a stolen guitar to my name.
Really, my lady stammered out the haberdasher, after what appeared to us to be a most ominous pause, "I am deeply sensible of your ladyship's patronage, and the patronage of your ladyship's niece."
From children to the elderly, sensible exercise has a good effect on the body.
Throat and nose membranes hurt by dry air allow cold viruses to enter more easily. It is important to carry out sensible counter plans against the cold with heaters and against the dryness with humidifiers.
The doctor gave her sensible advice on how to lose weight.
It is not so important how much I will earn but my job must be sensible and enjoyable.
I cannot believe that it is sensible to spend so much
And they've been taking just some really sensible measures – measures around having more progressive tax, around investing in a higher minimum wage
sensible person is very practical and down-to-earth
I hope that the C Committee will reach sensible compromises.
/ˈsen.sɪ.bl̩/ a sensible ​answer/​approach/​compromise/​option a sensible ​person I ​think the sensible thing to do is ​call and ​ask for ​directions. It would be sensible to take an ​umbrella.
But he who knows what insanity is, is sane; whereas insanity can no more be sensible of its own existence, than blindness can see itself.

English word "raisonnable"(sensible) occurs in sets:

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2. reasonable reasonable

≠ unreasonable
You said yourself they acted pretty reasonable. / I think that's a reasonable request. / You're a very reasonable person... unlike him.
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
Falling in love is the one illogical adventure, the one thing of which we are tempted to think as supernatural, in our trite and reasonable world.
It was quite possible to buy a house, just as it is in England, provided one gives up the idea of buying a home one likes, and at a reasonable price.
The Christian Religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity.
How is it that otherwise reasonable people come to believe that this same roof, that practically vanishing commodity, is freely obtainable just by packing up and going to another country?
To persuade somebody that your recommendation is reasonable and wise, you have to give reasons and quote known examples and authorities.
Philosophy teaches us to feel uncertain about the things that seem to us self-evident. Propaganda, on the other hand, teaches us to accept as self-evident matters about which it would be reasonable to suspend our judgment or to feel doubt.
I wasn't happy, but it seemed reasonable that his prices should go up like everything else, so I agreed.
Why do you suppose it is that, whilst almost everyone claims to be a reasonable
If you ​tell him what ​happened, I'm ​sure he'll ​understand - he's a reasonable man.
Many reasonable-looking restaurants have very expensive wine lists.
Any reasonable person would have done exactly as you did.
There was a reasonable increase in sales after the advertising campaign was launched, but nothing spectacular.

English word "raisonnable"(reasonable) occurs in sets:

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