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thinly
Pronunciation: /ˈθɪnli/ Pronunciation: / ˈθɪnli /

Translation of thinly in Spanish:

adverb

  • 1.1
    (slice)
    en rebanadas finas
    apply the glue thinly
    aplique una capa delgada de pegamento
    resources are spread too thinly to have the required effect
    los recursos se diluyen demasiado como para surtir el efecto deseado
    1.2 (sparsely) a thinly populated region
    una región con poca densidad de población
    una región poco or escasamente poblada
    a thinly wooded area
    una zona de bosque ralo or poco espeso
    sow the seed thinly
    siembre esparciendo bien la semilla
    1.3 (scarcely) a thinly veiled threat
    una amenaza apenas velada
    thinly disguised propaganda
    propaganda (feminine) política apenas disimulada
    1.4 (insubstantially)
    (clad)
    pobremente
    (smile)
    fríamente

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