- 1 1.1 (steeply, abruptly) [drop/fall/increase] bruscamente; [bend] repentinamente, de pronto they've moved sharply to the left han dado un brusco giro a la izquierda 1.2 (suddenly, swiftly) de repente, repentinamente 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) [aware/conscious] tremendamente 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) [outlined/defined] claramente, nítidamente two sharply contrasting styles dos estilos en marcado contraste
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The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.