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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdiːd/

Translation of indeed in Arabic:


  • 1 (for emphasis) فِعْلاً, بالفِعْلِ thank you very much indeed أَشْكُرُكَ شُكْراً جَزيلاً it was very hot indeed لَقَدْ كانَ ساخِناً جِدًّا I was very sorry indeed to hear that لَقَدْ تَأَسَّفْتُ جِدًّا لِسَماعِ ذلك that's very good news indeed ذلك خَبَرٌ جَيِّدٌ جِدًّا بالفِعْلِ
  • 2 [formal/رسمي], (certainly) بالتَأْكيدِ ‘are you interested?’—‘indeed I am!’ or ‘yes indeed!’ ’هل أَنْتَ مُهْتَمٌّ؟‘ — ’أَجَلْ، بالتَأْكيدِ!‘
  • 3 [formal/رسمي], (in fact) حَقًّا she is polite, indeed charming هي مُهَذَّبةٌ، وَجَذّابةٌ فِعْلاً if indeed that is what consumers want إذا كانَ ذلك حَقًّا ما يُريدُ المُسْتَهْلِكونَ
  • 4 [formal/رسمي] (expressing surprise) ‘he knows you’—‘does he indeed?’ ’هو يَعْرِفُكَ‘ —’حَقًّا؟‘

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