Translation of unreliable in Spanish:


informal, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌənrəˈlaɪəb(ə)l/ /ʌnrɪˈlʌɪəb(ə)l/

Definition of informal in Spanish


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    (person) informal
    (information) poco fidedigno
    (weather) variable
    (weather) inestable
    she's so unreliable no se puede contar con ella
    • her memory is growing unreliable le falla la memoria cada vez más
    • my car/watch is unreliable de mi coche/reloj no te puedes fiar
    • Research has shown, however, that recall is unreliable and rife with inaccuracies and biases.
    • What a pity that Ms Evans' information comes from such an unreliable source.
    • Such knowledge as management did possess was vague or unreliable and seldom committed to writing.
    • For we will not be able to continue if we are unaffordable, or unreliable in broad terms.
    • The evidence for them was far too unreliable to have any credibility.
    • It says the numbers would be too unreliable because relatives would not contact them if their loved ones had been found.
    • But worst of all the judge's ruling makes a martyr out of a thoroughly unreliable journalist.
    • By contrast the state markets were unreliable with regard to delivery times, quality, and choice.
    • A few curse the memory of them as clunky, unstable, slow, unreliable and inherently unsafe.
    • However, sundials are a surprisingly unreliable means of telling the time.
    • My body feels older somehow, like a battered and slightly unreliable car.
    • These creatures have the reputation of being smelly, vicious, spiteful and unreliable.
    • The experience of abuse often makes people difficult, all too easy to smear as unreliable witnesses.
    • Dozens of patients had their operations postponed because of the unreliable operating tables.
    • The traders had complained the system was unreliable and said they had no proof that it had discouraged crime.
    • Then, it was accepted that a new car would be unreliable and poorly made.
    • But word of mouth is often unreliable and by the time they reached town, all supplies had run out.
    • The July meeting which should have been held in a garden was again inside due to the unreliable summer weather.
    • The Railtrack work has to continue, and that makes for unreliable timetables.
    • It is difficult to blame people for spending holidays abroad, when the weather here is so unreliable.