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American English: /ˈʃɑrpli/
British English: /ˈʃɑːpli/

Translation of sharply in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (steeply, abruptly)
    they've moved sharply to the left
    han dado un brusco giro a la izquierda
    1.2 (suddenly, swiftly) he turned sharply on his heel and walked out
    giró en seco sobre sus talones y se marchó
    they moved sharply to counter this threat
    actuaron inmediatamente para prevenirse contra esta amenaza
  • 2 2.1 (acutely)
    a sharply developed sense of justice
    un aguzado sentido de lo que es justo
    his wit is sharply perceptive
    es de una percepción agudísima
    2.2 (clearly, starkly)
    two sharply contrasting styles
    dos estilos en marcado contraste
  • 3 (harshly)
    con dureza or severidad or acritud
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