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Meaning of "strong" in Essential English Dictionary

strong

adjective   /strɒŋ/
A2 A strong person or animal is physically powerful: Are you strong enough to lift this table on your own? →  Opposite weak
B1 A strong object does not break easily or can support heavy things: a strong box
B1 If a taste, smell, etc. is strong, it is very easy to notice: There’s a strong smell of burning.
B1 produced using a lot of power: a strong kick Her voice was clear and strong.
B1 Strong relationships last for a long time, and are not easily spoiled: During the crisis their marriage remained strong.
of a good quality or level and likely to be successful: a strong team a strong economy
A strong feeling, belief, or opinion is felt in a very deep and serious way: a strong sense of pride
If someone is strong, they are confident and able to deal with problems well: All my aunts were strong women.
(Definition of strong from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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