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absolutely

adverb
 
 
/ˌæbsəˈluːtli/
B1 completely
совершенно
The food was absolutely delicious. There's absolutely nothing (= nothing at all) left.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
Absolutely. B2 used to strongly agree with someone
безусловно
"Do you think it helped his career?" "Absolutely."CertaintyConfidence and self-assuranceIntensifying expressions
Absolutely not. used to strongly disagree with someone or to agree with something negative
конечно нет!
"Are you suggesting that we should just ignore the problem?" "No, absolutely not."Intensifying expressionsAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalArguing and disagreeing
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