- 1 1.1 (completely) [deny/reject] rotundamente, terminantemente I trust him absolutely tengo plena confianza en él I absolutely agree estoy totalmente or completamente de acuerdo I'm absolutely certain estoy segurísima or absolutamente segura she's not absolutely convinced no está totalmente convencida it's absolutely forbidden está terminantemente prohibido 1.2 (as intensifier) [impossible] absolutamente it's absolutely revolting es de lo más asqueroso I'm absolutely fed up estoy hasta la coronilla [familiar/colloquial] it's absolutely true es la pura verdad you're absolutely right! ¡tienes toda la razón! 1.3 (as interj) do you agree? — oh, absolutely! ¿estás de acuerdo? — ¡claro or por supuesto (que sí)! that's a much better idea — oh, absolutely! esa idea es mucho mejor — ¡sin lugar a dudas! or ¡por supuesto!
- 2 [Ling] a transitive verb used absolutely un uso absoluto de un verbo transitivo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.