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loosely

Pronunciation: /ˈluːsli/

Translation of loosely in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1 (not tightly) [tie/bandage] 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) [define] sin excesivo rigor; [translate] libremente, aproximadamente they're loosely connected tienen una cierta relación 2.2 (sentence adv) loosely speaking (hablando) en términos generales 2.3 (flexibly) [structured/organized] de forma flexible or poco rígida

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