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emphatic
American English: /əmˈfædɪk/
British English: /ɪmˈfatɪk/
, /ɛmˈfatɪk/

Translation of emphatic in Spanish:

adjective

  • (gesture/tone)
    (assertion/refusal)
    he was most emphatic
    puso gran énfasis en ello
    an emphatic 'no'
    un 'no' rotundo or categórico
    she was emphatic about the need for further improvements
    hizo hincapié en la necesidad de nuevas mejoras
    Example sentences
    • He is also emphatic that he is not a consumerist fanatic.
    • He was particularly emphatic about the importance of keeping the public informed of these developments.
    • Smita is emphatic that ‘no community lives within its borders’.
    Example sentences
    • A win is a win, but this was hardly the emphatic result needed to banish those Danish blues.
    • Paul Botterill had given Volunteer an excellent start, but solid scoring from all the Britannia team ensured an emphatic result.
    • The results are more emphatic than I was expecting and this is extremely good news.

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