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
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
An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town. strongly adverb ›
strength /streŋθ/ noun › the quality of being strong
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
The force is below strength. strengthen /ˈstreŋθən/ verb › to make or become strong or stronger
He did exercises to strengthen his muscles The wind strengthened. strongbox noun › a safe or box for valuables.
strong drink › alcoholic liquors.
stronghold noun › a fort, fortress or castle etc.
strong language › swearing or abuse
The manager used some strong language during his halftime talk in the dressing room. strong-minded adjective › having determination
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.
on the strength of › relying on
sur la foi de
On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.