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American English: /ɪkˈstrim/
British English: /ɪkˈstriːm/
, /ɛkˈstriːm/

Translation of extreme in Spanish:


  • 1 (very great)
    with extreme care a matter of extreme importance
    un asunto de suma importancia
    an extreme case
    un caso extremo
    Example sentences
    • You are depending upon yourself to a degree that can cause extreme unease, but this is acute to all species of creativity.
    • He configured power to such an extreme degree in our system that the role of his character is absolutely central.
    • Or you're guilty of wishful thinking to an extreme degree.
  • 2 (not moderate)
    to be extreme in one's views/opinions
    ser extremista
    tener ideas/opiniones extremistas
    the extreme left/right (Politics)
    la extrema izquierda/derecha
    Example sentences
    • Cadres of extreme fighters in terrorist and militant organizations have a proclivity for violence that evidence of its past futility cannot deter.
    • Although we've already seen that having the endorsement of the most extreme members of the Democratic Party does not ensure victory in the primaries.
    • This organisation is not simply an isolated enclave of extreme prejudice and backwardness.
  • 3 (outermost) (before noun) in the extreme north/south
    en la zona más septentrional/meridional
    we're at the extreme limit of our resources
    hemos llegado al límite de nuestros recursos
    Example sentences
    • ST.PETERSBURG, situated in extreme Northwest Russia and formerly known as Petrograd or Leningrad, is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe.
    • Wedged by Northern Ireland into the extreme northwest of the island, its back to the sea, Donegal is linked to the republic by a slender isthmus.
    • These bases fell so swiftly that the US troops were able to attack Eniwetok atoll at the extreme north-west end of the island chain six weeks ahead of schedule.


  • a country of extremes
    un país de extremos or de grandes contrastes
    a man of extremes
    un hombre de extremos
    un extremista
    extremes of temperature
    temperaturas (feminine plural) extremas
    to go from one extreme to the other
    ir de un extremo al or a otro
    there is no need to go to such extremes
    no hay por qué llegar a esos extremos
    she carries things to extremes
    es una extremista or una exagerada
    he was rude in the extreme
    fue sumamente grosero
    Example sentences
    • The product is produced at temperature extremes exceeding 300 degrees below zero.
    • The simulation was run using these groupings representing extremes of possible variation caused through modeling population dynamics.
    • Featuring the latest in DX9 shader technology, Auto Assault will represent the extreme of what is possible on today's graphics cards.
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