absoluto


absoluto
adj.
1 absolute, perfect, out-and-out, teetotal.
2 absolute, absolutist, arbitrary, dictatorial.
3 utter.
4 absolute.
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absoluto
adjetivo
1 absolute
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en absoluto not at all, by no means
estar prohibido,-a en absoluto to be absolutely forbidden
nada en absoluto nothing at all
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(f. - absoluta)
adj.
absolute
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ADJ
1) (=no relativo) absolute

los nacionalistas lograron mayoría absoluta — the nationalists got an absolute majority

lo absoluto — the absolute

2) (=máximo) [prioridad] top; [reposo, fe] complete; [verdad] absolute

tengo la absoluta certeza de que vino — I'm absolutely certain that he came

son de absoluta necesidad — they are absolutely necessary o essential

guardaron el más absoluto silencio — they remained absolutely silent

nunca lo supe con certeza absoluta — I never knew for sure

viven en la miseria más absoluta — they live in the most abject poverty

existe compenetración absoluta entre los dos — there is a perfect understanding between them, they understand each other perfectly

3) [monarquía, poder] absolute
4)

en absoluto — not at all

-¿es verdad? -no, en absoluto — "is it true?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

-¿te importa? -en absoluto — "do you mind?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

esa idea no me atrae en absoluto — that idea doesn't appeal to me at all o in the slightest

no dijo nada en absoluto — he said absolutely nothing (at all)

no es en absoluto extraño — it is by no means odd

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-ta adjetivo
1) <monarca/poder> absolute
2)
a) (total) total, absolute; complete

en la ruina más absoluta — utterly destitute

tengo la absoluta certeza — I am absolutely convinced

b)

en absoluto — (loc adv)

¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

no lo consentiré en absoluto — there is absolutely no way I will agree to it

es un caso en absoluto aislado — it is by no means an isolated case

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= absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.
Ex. It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.
Ex. Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
Ex. Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
Ex. When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
Ex. Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
Ex. There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
Ex. A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
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* correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
* en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
* éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
* mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
* miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
* nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
* no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
* norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
* o nada en absoluto = if at all.
* oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
* regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
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-ta adjetivo
1) <monarca/poder> absolute
2)
a) (total) total, absolute; complete

en la ruina más absoluta — utterly destitute

tengo la absoluta certeza — I am absolutely convinced

b)

en absoluto — (loc adv)

¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

no lo consentiré en absoluto — there is absolutely no way I will agree to it

es un caso en absoluto aislado — it is by no means an isolated case

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= absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.

Ex: It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.

Ex: Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
Ex: Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
Ex: When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
Ex: Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
Ex: There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
Ex: A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
* correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
* en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
* éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
* mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
* miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
* nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
* no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
* norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
* o nada en absoluto = if at all.
* oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
* regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.

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absoluto -ta
adjective
A ‹monarca/poder› absolute
B (no relativo) ‹valor› absolute
C
1 (total) ‹silencio› total, absolute; ‹reposo› complete, absolute; ‹confianza› complete, total, absolute; ‹miseria› utter, absolute
los dejó en la ruina más absoluta he left them absolutely o utterly penniless
tengo la absoluta certeza de que lo encontraremos allí I am absolutely convinced that we'll find him there
2
en absoluto (loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all
no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
no hizo nada en absoluto he didn't do a thing, he did absolutely nothing
es un caso en absoluto aislado it is by no means an isolated case
D ‹adjetivo/construcción› absolute
un uso absoluto de un verbo transitivo a transitive verb used absolutely
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absoluto
-ta adjetivo

1monarca/poderabsolute
2
a) (total) total, absolute, complete;

tengo la absoluta certeza I am absolutely convinced

b)

en absoluto (loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all;

no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
absoluto,-a
I adj (independiente) absolute
(completo, intenso) total, complete: necesito silencio absoluto para poder escribir, I need total silence to be able to write
(sin réplica) absolute: ejerce un dominio absoluto sobre sus amigos, he has total control over his friends
II sustantivo masculino absolute
♦ Locuciones: en absoluto, not at all, by no means: no creas en absoluto que me fío de él, don't believe for a minute that I trust him
'absoluto' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
absoluta
- identidad
- interesar
- llevarse
- recogimiento
- completo
- perfecto
- relativo
- silencio
- total
English:
absolute
- absolutely
- all
- clear
- dead
- dislike
- earthly
- ignorance
- implicit
- least
- long shot
- mismatch
- not
- out-and-out
- quite
- rank
- remotely
- stranglehold
- strict
- unmitigated
- unqualified
- whatever
- whatsoever
- any
- downright
- hard
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absoluto, -a
adj
1. [no relativo] absolute
2. [completo] [verdad, mayoría] absolute;
[silencio] total, absolute; [reposo] complete;
tengo una confianza absoluta en ellos I have complete o every confidence in them;
es el campeón absoluto de este torneo he's the overall winner of the tournament;
es un absoluto sinvergüenza he's completely shameless
3. [monarca] absolute
4. Ling [ablativo, superlativo] absolute;
ablativo absoluto ablative absolute
5. Filosofía
lo absoluto the absolute
en absoluto loc adv
nada en absoluto nothing at all;
no me gustó en absoluto I didn't like it at all;
¿te importa? – en absoluto do you mind? – not at all
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absoluto
adj absolute;
en absoluto not at all;
nada en absoluto absolutely nothing;
la casa no ha cambiado nada en absoluto the house hasn’t changed at all, the house hasn’t changed in the slightest;
se negó en absoluto he refused outright
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absoluto, -ta adj
1) : absolute, unconditional
2)
en absoluto : not at all
no me gustó en absoluto: I did not like it at all
absolutamente adv
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absoluto adj absolute
en absoluto not at all

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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