adjective/adjetivo(before noun/delante del nombre)
- 1.1 (complete, total) [refusal/opposition] rotundo, total, categórico; [hostility] declarado, abierto; [contempt] total, absoluto; [majority] claro; [winner] indiscutido; [lie] descarado he told an outright lie mintió descaradamenteMore example sentences
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- 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.
More example sentences1.2 [ownership] absoluto
- 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.
- 1.1 (completely) [refuse/reject] rotundamente, categóricamente, terminantemente; [ban] totalmente; [win] indiscutiblemente 1.2 (directly, frankly) [ask/say] abiertamente, directamente 1.3 (in ownership) she owns the house outright la casa es suya ([ sin gravámenes ]) they offered to buy the play outright le propusieron comprarle todos los derechos de la obra 1.4 (instantly) [kill] en el acto
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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.