There are 2 translations of strong in Spanish:

strong1

Pronunciation: /strɔːŋ; strɒŋ/

adj (stronger /ˈstrɔːŋgər; ˈstrɒŋgə(r)/, strongest /ˈstrɔːŋgəst; ˈstrɒŋgɪst/)

  • 1 1.1 (physically powerful) [person/arm] fuerte; [eyesight] bueno to have strong nerves tener* (los) nervios de acero to be strong [person] ser* fuerte or fornido (for lifting things etc) tener* fuerza I can't lift it, I'm not strong enough no puedo levantarlo, no tengo bastante fuerza to have a strong stomach tener* mucho estómago (lit) poder* comer de todo 1.2 (healthy, sound) [heart/lungs] fuerte, sano; [constitution] robusto you mustn't get up till you're stronger no te levantes hasta que no estés más fuerte she's never been very strong nunca ha sido muy fuerte 1.3 (firm) [character/leader] fuerte; [leadership] firme you must be strong and resist temptation tienes que ser fuerte y resistir la tentación
  • 2 2.1 (solid) [material/construction/frame] fuerte, resistente the chair's not strong enough to take your weight la silla no va a aguantar tu peso the strong ties that bind our two countries los fuertes lazos que unen nuestros dos países 2.2 (powerful) [country/army] fuerte, poderoso; [currency] fuerte; [economy] fuerte, pujante she had strong reasons not to do it tenía poderosas razones para no hacerlo 2.3 (violent) [current/wind] fuerte a strong breeze was blowing soplaba una brisa fuerte
  • 3 3.1 (deeply held, committed) [views/beliefs/principles] firme; [faith] firme, sólido; [support] firme we have strong reservations about this candidate tenemos grandes dudas acerca de este candidato I'm a strong believer in discipline creo firmemente en la disciplina, soy un gran partidario de la disciplina 3.2 (forceful) [protest] enérgico; [argument/evidence] de peso, contundente, convincente he protested in the strongest possible terms protestó de la manera más enérgica I sent him a strong letter le mandé una carta bastante dura she condemned the action in strong language condenó la acción enérgicamente or con palabras muy duras she made out a strong case for reform presentó la necesidad de una reforma de manera muy convincente
  • 4 (definite) 4.1 [tendency/resemblance] marcado; [candidate] firme, con muchas or buenas posibilidades she has a strong foreign accent tiene un fuerte or marcado acento extranjero he has a strong chance of being promoted tiene muchas or buenas posibilidades de que lo asciendan 4.2 [features] marcado, pronunciado; [chin] pronunciado
  • 5 (good) [team] fuerte; [cast] sólido she gave a strong performance as Ophelia su interpretación de Ofelia fue muy convincente tact is not one of her strong points el tacto no es su punto fuerte geography is my strongest subject geografía es la asignatura en la que estoy más fuerte, geografía es mi mejor asignatura she's a strong swimmer es una buena nadadora to be strong on sth this writer is particularly strong on characterization el fuerte de este escritor es la caracterización she's strong on French history su fuerte es la historia francesa the report is strong on speculation and weak on fact el informe tiene mucho de conjetura y pocos datos concretos
  • 6 6.1 (concentrated) [color] fuerte, intenso; [light] fuerte, intenso, brillante; [shadow] intenso, bien definido or perfilado; [tea/coffee] fuerte, cargado; [beer/painkiller] fuerte; [solution] concentrado don't touch strong drink no pruebe las bebidas fuertes 6.2 (of high intensity) [lens] poderoso you need stronger glasses necesita unas gafas or (esp AmL) unos lentes con más aumento 6.3 (pungent) [smell/flavor] fuerte 6.4 (unacceptable) [language] fuerte, subido de tono that's a bit strong, isn't it? [colloq & dated] eso es un poco fuerte, ¿no? this film is strong meat esta película es bastante subida de tono
  • 7 (in number) (no comp) an army ten thousand strong un ejército de diez mil hombres (before n) a ten-strong team un equipo de diez personas ( or jugadores etc)
  • 8 [Ling] (no comp) [verb/ending/declension] irregular

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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of strong in Spanish:

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adv

  • to be going strong [car/machine] marchar bien [organization] ir* or marchar viento en popa he's 85 and still going strong tiene 85 años y sigue (estando) en plena forma see also come on 5

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Word of the day órbita
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.