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"strongly" in British English

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stronglyadverb

uk   /ˈstrɒŋ.li/  us   /ˈstrɑːŋ.li/
  • strongly adverb (NOT WEAK)

B2 very much or in a very serious way: They strongly believe their children should make choices for themselves. Many locals are strongly opposed to the development.

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(Definition of strongly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strongly" in American English

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stronglyadverb

 us   /ˈstrɔŋ·li/
  • strongly adverb (IN IMPORTANT WAY)

in a very important or serious way: Beliefs are strongly tied to culture.
  • strongly adverb (IN PERSUASIVE WAY)

[not gradable] in a persuasive or determined way: He is strongly opposed to censorship. Voters strongly supported the candidate.
  • strongly adverb (IN WAY THAT IS HARD TO BREAK)

in a way or form that is difficult to break: The castle walls were strongly constructed of stone.
(Definition of strongly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"strongly" in Business English

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stronglyadverb

uk   us   /ˈstrɒŋli/
in a way that shows that something is performing well or improving a lot: Markets on both sides of the Atlantic have performed strongly. The FTSE 100 later bounced back strongly to close 134.6 points higher at 4131.
in a way that shows strong feelings or opinions: The project was strongly opposed by environmental groups. She has strongly denied the allegations.
(Definition of strongly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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