absolutely


absolutely
adverb (completely: It is absolutely impossible for me to go.) absolutamente
absolutely adv absolutamente / totalmente
it's absolutely impossible es totalmente imposible
do you agree? -Absolutely! ¿estás de acuerdo? -¡Totalmente!
absolutely
tr[æbsə'lʊːtlɪ]
adverb
1 completamente, totalmente
it's absolutely impossible es totalmente imposible
he's absolutely right tiene toda la razón
that is absolutely forbidden eso está terminantemente prohibido
2 (used for emphasis) absolutamente
you've done absolutely nothing all day no has hecho absolutamente nada en todo el día
it's absolutely pouring down está diluviando
she absolutely refused to help us se negó rotundamente a ayudarnos
interjection
1 (agreement) ¡por supuesto!, ¡desde luego!
I think we should sell. what about you John? --oh, absolutely! creo que deberíamos vender. ¿y tú John? --oh, ¡por supuesto!
absolutely ['æbsə.lu:tli, .æbsə'lu:tli] adv
1) completely: completamente, absolutamente
2) certainly: desde luego
do you agree? absolutely!: ¿estás de acuerdo? ¡desde luego!
absolutely
adv.
absolutamente adv.
materialmente adv.
por supuesto (que s) adv.
totalmente adv.
'æbsə'luːtli
adverb
a) (completely) <deny/reject> rotundamente, terminantemente

I'm absolutely certain — estoy segurísima or absolutamente segura

she's not absolutely convinced — no está totalmente convencida

b) (as intensifier) <impossible> absolutamente

it's absolutely revolting — es de lo más asqueroso

it's absolutely true — es la pura verdad

you're absolutely right! — tienes toda la razón!

c) (as interj)

do you agree? - oh, absolutely! — ¿estás de acuerdo? - claro or por supuesto (que sí)!

['æbsǝluːtlɪ]
ADV
1) (=completely) [clear, impossible, alone, untrue] completamente, totalmente; [hilarious, beautiful, wonderful] realmente; [exhausted, horrible] totalmente; [necessary] absolutamente

it's absolutely boiling in here! — ¡aquí dentro hace un calor infernal!

he's absolutely delighted at being a father again — está contentísimo de volver a ser padre

the food was absolutely disgusting — la comida era verdaderamente asquerosa

punctuality is absolutely essential — la puntualidad es de vital importancia

absolutely everybody — absolutamente todo el mundo

absolutely everything — absolutamente todo

I've looked absolutely everywhere for it — lo he buscado absolutamente por todas partes

your hands are absolutely filthy — tienes las manos sucísimas or verdaderamente sucias

it is absolutely forbidden to — + infin queda terminantemente prohibido + infin

it's absolutely freezing in here! — ¡aquí dentro hace un frío que pela!

it makes absolutely no difference — no cambia nada en absoluto

absolutely nobody/nothing — nadie/nada en absoluto

to be absolutely right — tener toda la razón

to lie absolutely still — permanecer tumbado completamente quieto

are you absolutely sure? — ¿estás completamente seguro?

it's absolutely true — es la pura verdad, es totalmente cierto

2) (=unconditionally) [refuse, deny] rotundamente; [believe] firmemente

I agree absolutely — estoy totalmente de acuerdo

3) * (=certainly) desde luego

"it's worrying, isn't it?" - "absolutely" — -es preocupante ¿verdad? -desde luego

absolutely not! — ¡de ninguna manera!

"does this affect your attitude to your work?" - "absolutely not" — -¿afecta esto a su actitud hacia su trabajo? -no, en absoluto

4) (Gram)

adverbs used absolutely — adverbios de uso absoluto

* * *
['æbsə'luːtli]
adverb
a) (completely) <deny/reject> rotundamente, terminantemente

I'm absolutely certain — estoy segurísima or absolutamente segura

she's not absolutely convinced — no está totalmente convencida

b) (as intensifier) <impossible> absolutamente

it's absolutely revolting — es de lo más asqueroso

it's absolutely true — es la pura verdad

you're absolutely right! — tienes toda la razón!

c) (as interj)

do you agree? - oh, absolutely! — ¿estás de acuerdo? - claro or por supuesto (que sí)!


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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