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Pronunciation: /ˈlusli/ Pronunciation: / ˈluːsli /

Translation of loosely in Spanish:


  • 1 (not tightly)
    sin apretar
    hold it loosely
    no lo aprietes
    the dress fits loosely
    el vestido no es entallado
    the collar sat loosely around his neck
    el cuello le quedaba flojo or grande
  • 2 2.1 (not precisely)
    sin excesivo rigor
    they're loosely connected
    tienen una cierta relación
    2.2 (sentence adv) loosely speaking
    (hablando) en términos generales
    2.3 (flexibly)
    de forma flexible or poco rígida

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