Share this entry

adamant
American English: /ˈædəmənt/
British English: /ˈadəm(ə)nt/

Translation of adamant in Spanish:

adjective

  • (refusal)
    firme
    categórico
    I asked him to reconsider, but he was adamant
    le pedí que lo reconsiderara pero se mantuvo inflexible
    she was adamant that she wouldn't go
    se mantuvo firme en su decisión de no ir
    Example sentences
    • Sampson is adamant in her belief that language requirements for admission should be stricter.
    • They were adamant that they would not allow the council to carry out work on the house nor the family to take up residence.
    • However, Maria is adamant that gender has never been an issue in her career.

Definition of adamant in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: