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keenly

Pronunciation: /ˈkiːnli/

Translation of keenly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (intensely, acutely) [feel/regret] profundamente she felt the insult keenly el insulto la hirió en lo más vivo a keenly felt sorrow un profundo pesar a keenly contested match un partido muy reñido they were keenly aware of the danger eran muy conscientes del peligro que corrían 1.2 (enthusiastically) [support] vivamente, con entusiasmo they began keenly enough, but … empezaron con mucho entusiasmo, pero … 1.3 (penetratingly) minuciosamente she examined the manuscript keenly examinó el manuscrito minuciosamente

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.