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American English: /ɪnˈtɛn(t)li/
British English: /ɪnˈtɛntli/

Translation of intently in Spanish:


  • (listen)
    he was staring intently at them
    tenía la mirada fija en ellos
    los miraba de hito en hito [literary]
    Example sentences
    • You have an ability to concentrate and work intently on anything which holds your interest.
    • She looked at him closely, peering intently at his face as if trying to read it.
    • He set up the discussion and both he and the doctor listened intently.

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