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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstriːm/

Translation of extreme in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (very great) [poverty/caution/urgency] extremo; [annoyance/relief] enorme; [heat] extremado, intensísimo with extreme care con sumo cuidado 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.
    1.2 (not moderate) [action/measure] extremo, extremado; [opinion] extremista to be extreme in one's views/opinions ser* extremista, tener* ideas/opiniones extremistas the extreme left/right [Politics/Política] 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.
    1.3 (outermost) (before noun/delante del nombre) 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.


  • extremo (masculine) 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

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