severo


severo
severo
adjetivo
1 (grave) severe, harsh
2 (riguroso) strict
3 (clima) harsh, severe, bleak
4 (estilo) stark, severe
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(f. - severa)
adj.
1) severe
2) strict
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ADJ
1) (=riguroso) [persona] severe, harsh; [padre, profesor, disciplina] strict; [castigo, crítica] harsh; [estipulaciones] stringent; [condiciones] harsh, stringent

ser severo con algn — to treat sb harshly

2) (=duro) [invierno] severe, hard; [frío] bitter
3) (=austero) [vestido, moda] severe; [actitud] stern
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-ra adjetivo <padre/profesor> strict; <castigo> severe, harsh; <invierno> hard, severe

sigue un régimen muy severo — he's on a very strict diet

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= harsh [harsher -comp., harshest -sup.], severe [severer -comp., severest -sup.], stringent, stern, unfeeling, hard-line.
Ex. In this unhappy pattern SLIS are not being singled out for especially harsh treatment.
Ex. Obviously if it were not for the fact that such indexes also have severe limitations there would be little need to produce any other type of subject index.
Ex. When a library outgrows its second automated circulation system it sets stringent functional, performance and growth specifications and builds from scratch.
Ex. There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
Ex. The discourteous, unfeeling, & degrading reception encountered by job applicants is discussed.
Ex. Many school districts have adopted a hard-line approach to reducing unexcused absenteeism; in one such district, truancy rates were reduced 45 percent when truants and their parents were taken to court.
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* severo castigo = severe punishment.
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-ra adjetivo <padre/profesor> strict; <castigo> severe, harsh; <invierno> hard, severe

sigue un régimen muy severo — he's on a very strict diet

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= harsh [harsher -comp., harshest -sup.], severe [severer -comp., severest -sup.], stringent, stern, unfeeling, hard-line.

Ex: In this unhappy pattern SLIS are not being singled out for especially harsh treatment.

Ex: Obviously if it were not for the fact that such indexes also have severe limitations there would be little need to produce any other type of subject index.
Ex: When a library outgrows its second automated circulation system it sets stringent functional, performance and growth specifications and builds from scratch.
Ex: There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
Ex: The discourteous, unfeeling, & degrading reception encountered by job applicants is discussed.
Ex: Many school districts have adopted a hard-line approach to reducing unexcused absenteeism; in one such district, truancy rates were reduced 45 percent when truants and their parents were taken to court.
* severo castigo = severe punishment.

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severo -ra
adjective
‹padre/profesor› strict; ‹castigo› severe, harsh
sigue un régimen muy severo he's on a very strict diet
fue uno de los inviernos más severos que recuerde it was one of the most severe winters I can ever remember
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severo
-ra adjetivo ‹padre/profesorstrict;


castigosevere, harsh;
inviernohard, severe;
dieta/régimenstrict
severo,-a adjetivo
1 (actitud, carácter) strict
(gesto) stern
2 (juicio, castigo, crítica) severe
3 (clima) harsh
'severo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
severa
- blando
- duro
- fama
English:
dour
- easy-going
- grim
- hard
- harsh
- mild
- puritanical
- severe
- sharp
- stern
- stiff
- stringent
- tough
- tough-minded
- heavy
- lenient
- strict
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severo, -a adj
1. [persona] strict;
[castigo] severe, harsh
2. [clima] harsh, severe;
[enfermedad] serious
3. [gesto, aspecto] stern
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severo
adj severe
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severo, -ra adj
1) : harsh, severe
2) estricto: strict
severamente adv
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severo adj
1. (persona) strict
es un maestro severo he's a strict teacher
2. (castigo) severe
le puso un castigo muy severo he gave him a severe punishment
3. (invierno, etc) harsh
el clima es muy severo the climate is very harsh

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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