Translation of "staunch" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /stɔːntʃ/ us /stɑːntʃ/

always loyal in supporting a person, organization, or set of beliefs or opinions

inquebrantable, férreo, firme
a staunch friend and ally
He gained a reputation as being a staunch defender/supporter of civil rights.
staunchness noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈstɔːntʃ.nəs/ us /ˈstɑːntʃ-/
verb uk /stɔːntʃ/ us /stɑːntʃ/ US also stanch

to stop something happening, or to stop liquid, especially blood, from flowing out

contener, poner freno a
The country’s asylum laws were amended to staunch the flow/flood of economic migrants.
Mike pressed hard on the wound and staunched the flow of blood.

→  stanch

contener, poner freno a

(Translation of “staunch” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /stoːntʃ/

firm, trusty

de confianza
a staunch friend.
staunchly adverb

He staunchly defended his position.
staunchness noun


(Translation of “staunch” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)