contundente


contundente
adj.
1 blunt (arma, objeto).
2 convincing, decisive, forceful, conclusive.
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contundente
adjetivo
1 (arma) blunt
2 figurado (categórico) convincing, overwhelming, weighty
un "no" contundente a firm "no"
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ADJ
1) [arma] offensive; [instrumento] blunt
2) (=aplastante) [argumento] forceful, convincing; [prueba] conclusive; [derrota, victoria] crushing, overwhelming; [tono] forceful; [efecto, método] severe; [arbitraje] strict, severe; [juego] tough, hard, aggressive
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adjetivo
a) <objeto/instrumento> blunt; <golpe> severe, heavy
b) <argumento/respuesta> forceful; <prueba> convincing; <victoria> resounding; <fracaso> crushing

ganó de forma contundente — he won convincingly

un ademán contundente — an emphatic gesture

fue contundente en sus declaraciones — he was categorical in his statements

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= assertive, cogent, vociferous, vocal, forthright, uncompromising, categorical, unequivocal, categoric, unmitigaged, arresting, power-packed.
Ex. I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
Ex. Children's librarians must plan to meet children's needs, and must be able to articulate the philosophy of children's library services in cogent terms.
Ex. The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
Ex. Koelling has been a vocal advocate for successful digitization projects in the museum community.
Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
Ex. There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
Ex. The exhaustive and unequivocal definition of the nature and types of material qualifying to be described as ephemera could probably form the basis of a learned dissertation.
Ex. The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
Ex. It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
Ex. Eating these power-packed vegetables in their natural state especially garlic increases their health benefits.
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* demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
* pruebas contundentes = hard evidence.
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adjetivo
a) <objeto/instrumento> blunt; <golpe> severe, heavy
b) <argumento/respuesta> forceful; <prueba> convincing; <victoria> resounding; <fracaso> crushing

ganó de forma contundente — he won convincingly

un ademán contundente — an emphatic gesture

fue contundente en sus declaraciones — he was categorical in his statements

* * *
= assertive, cogent, vociferous, vocal, forthright, uncompromising, categorical, unequivocal, categoric, unmitigaged, arresting, power-packed.

Ex: I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.

Ex: Children's librarians must plan to meet children's needs, and must be able to articulate the philosophy of children's library services in cogent terms.
Ex: The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
Ex: Koelling has been a vocal advocate for successful digitization projects in the museum community.
Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
Ex: There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
Ex: The exhaustive and unequivocal definition of the nature and types of material qualifying to be described as ephemera could probably form the basis of a learned dissertation.
Ex: The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
Ex: It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
Ex: Eating these power-packed vegetables in their natural state especially garlic increases their health benefits.
* demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
* pruebas contundentes = hard evidence.

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contundente
adjective
1 ‹objeto/instrumento› blunt
fue golpeado con un objeto contundente he was hit with a blunt instrument
le asestó un golpe contundente he dealt her a severe o heavy blow
2 ‹argumento› forceful, convincing; ‹prueba› convincing, conclusive; ‹victoria› resounding (before n); ‹fracaso› crushing, overwhelming
el candidato fue elegido de forma contundente the candidate was elected by an overwhelming majority
hizo un ademán contundente he made an emphatic gesture
fue contundente en sus declaraciones he was most emphatic o categorical in his statements
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contundente adjetivo
a)objeto/instrumentoblunt;

golpesevere, heavy
b)argumento/respuestaforceful;

pruebaconvincing;
fracaso/victoriaresounding (before n);
fue contundente en sus declaraciones he was categorical in his statements

contundente adjetivo
1 (convincente) convincing
(concluyente) conclusive
2 (golpe) heavy
(objeto) blunt
'contundente' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
tajante
English:
forcible
- hard-hitting
- sound
- stunning
- telling
- blunt
- clinch
- decisive
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contundente adj
1. [arma, objeto] blunt;
lanzaron objetos contundentes contra la policía they threw heavy objects at the police
2. [golpe] heavy;
recibió un puñetazo contundente he was punched hard
3. [razonamiento, argumento] forceful, convincing;
[prueba] conclusive, convincing; [victoria] comprehensive, resounding;
la empresa dio una respuesta contundente a los huelguistas the company dealt with the strikers decisively;
se mostró contundente al exigir la dimisión del secretario general he was quite categorical in demanding the resignation of the general secretary
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contundente
adj arma blunt; fig : derrota overwhelming
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contundente adj
1) : blunt
un objeto contundente: a blunt instrument
2) : forceful, convincing
contundentemente adv

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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