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French translation of “strong”

strong

adjective /stroŋ/
firm , sound , or powerful , and therefore not easily broken , destroyed , attacked , defeated , resisted , or affected by weariness , illness etc
fort
strong furniture a strong castle a strong wind She’s a strong swimmer He has a very strong will/ personality He has never been very strong (= healthy ) He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table .
very noticeable ; very intense
fort
a strong colour a strong smell .
containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient
fort
strong tea .
(of a group , force etc) numbering a particular amount
( fort ) de
An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town .
strongly adverb
fortement
strength /streŋθ/ noun the quality of being strong
force
He got his strength back slowly after his illness I hadn’t the strength to resist him.
the number of people etc in a force , organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness
effectif(s)
The force is below strength.
strengthen /ˈstreŋθən/ verb to make or become strong or stronger
renforcer
He did exercises to strengthen his muscles The wind strengthened .
strongbox noun a safe or box for valuables .
coffre-fort
strong drink alcoholic liquors.
boisson forte
stronghold noun a fort , fortress or castle etc.
forteresse
strong language swearing or abuse
injure
The manager used some strong language during his halftime talk in the dressing room .
strong-minded adjective having determination
résolu
She’s a strong-minded young woman who won’t give up easily .
strong point a quality , skill etc in which a person excels
fort
Arithmetic isn’t one of my strong points .
strongroom noun a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles , with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.
chambre forte
on the strength of relying on
sur la foi de
On the strength of this offer of money , we plan to start building soon .
(Definition of strong from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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