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hardy

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːrdi; ˈhɑːdi/

Translation of hardy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-dier, -diest)

  • [person/animal] fuerte; [plant] resistente ([ a las heladas etc ]) hardy annual/perennial planta (feminine) anual/vivaz or perenne resistente a las heladas now we turn to that hardy perennial of … ahora pasamos a la vieja historia or el eterno problema de …
    Example sentences
    • The traditional cattle are hardy breeds which can cope with the tough upland climate.
    • The infrastructure to combat hardy weather conditions was carefully put into force here.
    • The mountainous region around the small Corsican town of Bastilyica breeds a hardy, proud people.
    Example sentences
    • The timing of growth cessation is an important adaptation to ensure that the tree is hardy for winter.
    • This hardy shrub grows well in shade as well as sun and tolerates almost every soil type.
    • Although the tubers themselves are winter hardy, a mulch layer is highly recommended.

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