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robust

Pronunciation: /rəʊˈbʌst/

Translation of robust in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person/animal] robusto, fuerte; [health] de hierro; [appetite] bueno; [material/construction] resistente, sólido, fuerte; [defense] enérgico, vigoroso; [faith] sólido a robust sense of humor un saludable sentido del humor
    Example sentences
    • The wear and tear after twelve weeks of children running, jumping, and rarely standing still further supports Waterson's choice of robust construction elements, hazard signs and protective barriers.
    • Playing with the values of bookmaking and book arts, he has produced a series of artists’ books robust enough to be handled by the public.
    • The robust steel and concrete construction and strong geometric forms of the two buildings reinforce their physical relationship.
    Example sentences
    • Her body, once the robust athletic image of health, now requires a machine to keep it alive.
    • Mid-summer plantings of short-season tomato cultivars can provide vigorous, robust plants from which to harvest high-quality fruit.
    • Losey's health, never robust, failed during the production of the film and he died in London on 22 June 1984.
    Example sentences
    • There will be even less robust debate and argument, as everybody runs scared of being accused of bullying.
    • We have had a very robust debate this afternoon, and I encourage that.
    • He advocated theories existence that would be sufficiently robust to reveal the larger patterns of society and do justice to its intricacies and complexities.
    Example sentences
    • The robust economy has resulted in more than seven million people worldwide now classed as high-net-worth individuals, with assets of $1 million or more.
    • He adds that the move is justified by a ‘more receptive’ public looking for more upscale choices in today's robust economy.
    • Dot-corn fever and a robust economy had money pouring into the museum from longtime benefactors and new supporters alike.

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