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Pronunciation: /ˈstrɔːŋli; ˈstrɒŋli/

Translation of strongly in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (powerfully) [beat/push/pull/thrust] fuerte, con fuerza 1.2 (sturdily) [made/welded] sólidamente strongly tied atado fuerte he's very strongly built es muy fornido, es de complexión fuerte or robusta 1.3 [Military/Militar] [fortified] sólidamente; [defended] fuertemente 1.4 (fast) [flow/blow] con fuerza
  • 2 2.1 (deeply, ardently) totalmente I strongly disagree estoy totalmente en desacuerdo I am strongly in favor of him joining the company estoy totalmente a favor de que entre en la compañía he feels strongly that he is not appreciated está totalmente or profundamente convencido de que no se lo valora I strongly believe that … tengo la certeza or la plena convicción de que … it's something I feel very strongly about es algo que me parece sumamente importante 2.2 (forcefully) [protest/criticize] enérgicamente we strongly urge you to do something le encarecemos que haga algo a strongly-worded letter una carta bastante dura I strongly advise you not to sell te recomiendo con insistencia que no vendas 2.3 (cogently) [argue/plead/reason] convincentemente
  • 3 3.1 (intensely, greatly) [identify] totalmente, plenamente I am strongly tempted to say yes me siento sumamente tentado a decir que sí she felt strongly drawn to him sentía una fuerte atracción hacia él, se sentía profundamente atraída por él it smelled strongly of garlic despedía un fuerte olor a ajo, olía mucho a ajo 3.2 (to a large extent) [decrease/contrast] considerablemente statistics figure strongly in the report las estadísticas ocupan un lugar prominente en el informe he reminds me very strongly of his uncle me recuerda enormemente or muchísimo a su tío she's strongly tipped to succeed him se perfila como firme candidata a sucederlo a political theory strongly tinged with Marxism una teoría política de fuertes tintes marxistas

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