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Translation of "strong" - English-German dictionary

strong

adjective /stroŋ/
firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc stark 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 stark a strong colour a strong smell. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient stark strong tea. (of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount stark An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town. strongly adverb stark strength /streŋθ/ noun the quality of being strong die Kraft 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 die Stärke The force is below strength. strengthen /ˈstreŋθən/ verb to make or become strong or stronger (sich ver-)stärken He did exercises to strengthen his muscles The wind strengthened. strongbox noun a safe or box for valuables. die Stahlkassette strong drink alcoholic liquors. hochprozentiges Getränk stronghold noun a fort, fortress or castle etc. die Feste strong language swearing or abuse starke Ausdrücke The manager used some strong language during his halftime talk in the dressing room. strong-minded adjective having determination willensstark She’s a strong-minded young woman who won’t give up easily. strong point a quality, skill etc in which a person excels die Stärke 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. der Tressoraum on the strength of relying on auf Grund On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.
(Definition of strong from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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