Translation of outright in Spanish:
adjective before noun
- 1 (complete, total)(majority)
indiscutido(lie)he told an outright lie
descaradomintió descaradamenteExample sentences
- These ranged from open derision to outright firings, and even attempts to rescind earned degrees.
- An outright refusal would, of course, have ignited claims of prejudice and condemnation by the the liberal press, ever on the lookout for a stick to beat established institutions.
- But outright refusal often gets people labelled as freaks or loonies, and correspondingly discredits the challenges they deliver in the eyes of those they address them to.
- Between outright war and total appeasement there are various degrees of pressure that can be applied.
- I, and many others, must say that enough is enough, and nothing short of a total outright ban would be acceptable
- These views can be hard to tell apart: the distinction between radical transformation and outright abolition is not clear-cut.
- It is a sign of the times for the struggling County Champions that their sole ambition over four days against Somerset was to emerge with a draw rather than a defeat but nothing short of outright victory was what was really required.
- But even though he said the Tories had their best chance for 24 years to regain control, he stopped short of forecasting outright victory for his party.
- But the USA took outright victory because of a higher number of second places, 14-6.
- 1 (completely)(ban)
- It was unanimously agreed that the Minister's proposal be rejected outright in its entirety.
- I expect hookahs to be banned outright before long in California; the possibility of holes being poked in the smoke-allergy argument is too dangerous.
- He said that the report commissioned by the Government had not found any justification to ban the sport outright and that a joint committee had recently indicated such a ban would be in contravention of human rights laws.
- For example, he declared outright that artistic directors have to back winners at the expense of exciting creativity.
- But many were alarmingly sincere and outright delusional that their opportunity had come knocking.
- You explained truthfully and outright what you wanted between us last night and it makes sense.
- 3 (in ownership) she owns the house outrightla casa es suya (sin gravámenes)they offered to buy the play outrightle propusieron comprarle todos los derechos de la obra
- 4 (instantly)(kill)
en el actoExample sentences
- Nine horse were killed outright and are now being slaughtered for their meat, and another twenty-eight are sorely injured, and will soon have to be butchered.
- Eleven people were killed outright, including a family of four.
- Most habitat and wildlife will be killed outright and retained pockets will be so small, scattered and pressurised by the surrounding development, that wildlife value will quickly deteriorate.
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