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American English: /səˈvɪrli/
British English: /sɪˈvɪəli/

Translation of severely in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (strictly, harshly)
    con severidad
    Example sentences
    • Subsequent cases of academic dishonesty will be dealt with quite severely.
    • The implementation stage of the fair value scheme has been severely criticised.
    • The team that has already been severely punished by FIA earlier this year, also seems to be safe for now.
    1.2 (austerely)
    Example sentences
    • It is now unusual to add eggs or fat, and rice pudding has tended to become a severely plain nursery dish.
  • 2 2.1 (seriously)
    severely injured
    herido de gravedad
    gravemente herido
    a severely disturbed child
    un niño con graves trastornos emocionales
    the crop was severely damaged
    la cosecha sufrió grandes daños
    Example sentences
    • The basis of their ire is severely depleted groundwater.
    • In fact some poor continued on out-relief at a severely reduced rate.
    • The film suffers from naturalistic excesses, at times severely.
    2.2 (rigorously) it severely tested the contestants
    fue or supuso una dura prueba para los participantes
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