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Definición de “stiff” en inglés

stiff

adjective (SEVERE)    /stɪf/
C2 severe and difficult : The athlete was given a stiff punishment for using drugs . They are campaigning for stiffer penalties for people who drink and drive . There has been stiff opposition / resistance to the proposed tax increases . It's a stiff climb to the top of the hill . Some college courses have stiffer entry requirements than others . Both companies are worried about losing business in the face of stiff competition .Serious and severeSevere a stiff breeze/wind a strong wind Wind and windsStormy weather a stiff drink, brandy, gin, etc. C2 an alcoholic drink that is very strong : A stiff whisky - that's what I need.Alcohol - general words A stiff price is very expensive : We had to pay a stiff membership fee to join the health club .Costing too muchExpensive and luxurious
(Definition of stiff adjective (SEVERE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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