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Translation of "strong" - English-French dictionary

strong

adjective /stroŋ/
firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc 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 a strong colour a strong smell. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient 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 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 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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