Translation of "strong" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /strɒŋ/ us /strɔŋ/

A2 A strong person or animal is physically powerful.

Are you strong enough to lift this table on your own? Hai la forza di alzare questo tavolo da solo?
→ Opposite weak

B1 A strong object does not break easily, or can support heavy things.

a strong box uno scrigno

B1 If a taste, smell, etc. is strong, it is very easy to notice.

forte, acuto
There’s a strong smell of burning. C’è un forte odore di bruciato.

B1 produced using a lot of power

a strong kick un calcio forte
Her voice was clear and strong. La sua voce era chiara e forte.

B1 Strong relationships last for a long time, and are not easily spoiled.

forte, solido
During the crisis their marriage remained strong. Durante la crisi il loro matrimonio è restato saldo.

of a good quality or level and likely to be successful

a strong team una squadra forte
a strong economy un’economia forte

A strong feeling, belief, or opinion is felt in a very deep and serious way.

a strong sense of pride un forte senso di orgoglio

If someone is strong, they are confident and able to deal with problems well.

All my aunts were strong women. Tutte le mie zie erano donne forti.

(Translation of “strong” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)