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American English: /kwaɪt/
British English: /kwʌɪt/

Translation of quite in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (completely, absolutely) are you sure? — yes, quite sure
    ¿estás seguro? — sí, completamente or totalmente (seguro)
    he made her give it back — quite right too!
    se lo hizo devolver — ¡y con toda la razón!
    quite the most exquisite dress
    el vestido más precioso que te puedas imaginar
    we quite simply forgot
    nos olvidamos, lisa y llanamente
    I can quite believe it
    no me cabe la menor duda
    I still can't quite believe it
    todavía no me lo creo del todo or no acabo de creérmelo
    I quite appreciate your difficulty
    comprendo perfectamente tu problema
    I quite agree with you there
    en eso estoy totalmente or completamente de acuerdo contigo
    this will only make matters worse — quite!
    esto solo va a empeorar las cosas — ¡exactamente!
    that's quite enough!
    ¡basta ya!
    is this what you wanted? — not quite
    ¿es esto lo que buscaba? — no exactamente
    they're not quite perfect
    no son cien por ciento perfectos
    she's not quite ten
    todavía no ha cumplido los diez
    there's nothing quite like champagne
    realmente no hay como el champán
    quite the contrary or reverse he looks quite the little man in his new suit
    parece todo un hombrecito con su traje nuevo
    there were quite 40 or 50 people present [dated]
    había por lo menos unas 40 o 50 personas
    Example sentences
    • These people have absolutely no power in it and quite frankly I think it's a waste of time.
    • He is one of the richest characters in the whole of the Wodehouse creation, absolutely rounded and quite without flaw.
    • Here the facts are quite complex and quite different from the residential construction cases.
    1.2 (as intensifier) you'll have quite a job persuading her
    te va a costar lo tuyo or te va a dar mucho trabajo convencerla
    quite a few of them have already left
    muchos de ellos ya se han ido
    that was quite a match!
    ¡fue un partidazo! [colloquial]
    ¡fue flor de partido! (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
  • 2 (fairly) (British) it's quite warm today
    hoy hace bastante calor
    hoy hace bastante calorcito [colloquial]
    there were quite a few
    había bastantes
    había unos cuantos
    we see them quite often
    los vemos bastante a menudo
    I quite liked it — only quite?
    me gustó bastante — ¿solo bastante?
    it's quite likely you've lost it
    es muy probable que lo hayas perdido
    Example sentences
    • It is quite warm outside under the canopy as well, with a very effective heater thoughtfully placed there.
    • It's still fairly big and quite bulky but we're gradually getting there.
    • We have invested quite a significant amount of money into the Scottish whisky industry.
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