definitivamente


definitivamente
adv.
1 definitely (sin duda).
2 for good.
3 definitively, for good, once and for all, definitely.
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definitivamente
adverbio
1 (para siempre) for good, once and for all
se marchó definitivamente she left for good
2 (finalmente) finally
definitivamente llegaremos el veinte we'll finally get there on the twentieth
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ADV
1) (=con seguridad) definitely

definitivamente nos casamos el 14 de marzo — we are definitely getting married on 14 March

2) (=para siempre) permanently

se ha instalado definitivamente en la capital — he has settled permanently in the capital, he has settled in the capital for good

eliminaron definitivamente el virus — they permanently eliminated the virus, they eliminated the virus for ever o for good o once and for all

son teorías definitivamente superadas — these theories have now been permanently superseded

3) (=claramente) definitely

definitivamente, es la peor película del año — it's definitely the worst film of the year

un autor definitivamente encasillable en el modernismo — an author who can definitely be classed as modernist

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adverbio
a) <resolver/rechazar> once and for all
b) <quedarse/instalarse> permanently, for good

dejó de bailar definitivamente — he gave up dancing permanently o for good

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= assuredly, definitely, definitively, once and for all, terminally, incurably, once for all.
Ex. Without question, information has most assuredly become the competitive edge for business and industry.
Ex. Cutter argued that when it could be established that the second term was definitely more significant then inversion of headings was acceptable.
Ex. It still may be too early to say definitively whether the abandonment of this policy has overall been in the public interest.
Ex. I cannot tell you how happy we in the circulation department will all be to put an end once and for all to the smiling delinquent patron who rejoices in paying his fine because he is thereby 'supporting a worthy cause'.
Ex. The gap between God's finger and Adam's in Michelangelo's Creation of Adam (Vatican, Sistine Chapel) reflects Adam's terminally imperfect state.
Ex. Regrettably, the well-intentioned publication of Devereux's typescript has been incurably bungled, and Rastell remains without either a complete or trustworthy bibliography.
Ex. Dead men have no friends; consequently, Israel must abandon its love affair with its putative, feckless friends and kill, once for all, its mortal foes.
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* cerrar definitivamente = close + Posesivo + doors.
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adverbio
a) <resolver/rechazar> once and for all
b) <quedarse/instalarse> permanently, for good

dejó de bailar definitivamente — he gave up dancing permanently o for good

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= assuredly, definitely, definitively, once and for all, terminally, incurably, once for all.

Ex: Without question, information has most assuredly become the competitive edge for business and industry.

Ex: Cutter argued that when it could be established that the second term was definitely more significant then inversion of headings was acceptable.
Ex: It still may be too early to say definitively whether the abandonment of this policy has overall been in the public interest.
Ex: I cannot tell you how happy we in the circulation department will all be to put an end once and for all to the smiling delinquent patron who rejoices in paying his fine because he is thereby 'supporting a worthy cause'.
Ex: The gap between God's finger and Adam's in Michelangelo's Creation of Adam (Vatican, Sistine Chapel) reflects Adam's terminally imperfect state.
Ex: Regrettably, the well-intentioned publication of Devereux's typescript has been incurably bungled, and Rastell remains without either a complete or trustworthy bibliography.
Ex: Dead men have no friends; consequently, Israel must abandon its love affair with its putative, feckless friends and kill, once for all, its mortal foes.
* cerrar definitivamente = close + Posesivo + doors.

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definitivamente
adverb
1 ‹resolver/rechazar› once and for all
el texto quedó terminado definitivamente en la sesión de ayer the text was finalized at yesterday's meeting, the final o definitive version of the text was drawn up at yesterday's meeting
mientras se resuelve definitivamente el problema while waiting for a final o definitive solution to the problem
2 ‹quedarse/instalarse› permanently, for good
tú quedarás definitivamente a cargo de esta sección you will be in charge of this department on a permanent basis
ha decidido dejar de bailar definitivamente he has decided to give up dancing permanently o for good
están afincados definitivamente en Popayán they have settled permanently in Popayán
3 (indep)
(decididamente): definitivamente, esto no es para mí this is definitely not for me
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definitivamente adverbio ‹resolver/rechazaronce and for all;
quedarse/instalarsepermanently, for good
definitivamente adverbio
1 (para siempre, de una vez por todas) for good o once and for all: rompió definitivamente su relación con él, she broke up with him once and for all
2 (sin lugar a dudas, en conclusión) definitely: definitivamente, el jefe quiere arruinar esta empresa, the managing director clearly wants to run this company to the ground
tu hermano es definitivamente tonto, your brother is definitely stupid
'definitivamente' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cerrar
- decididamente
- siempre
English:
finally
- definitely
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definitivamente adv
1. [sin duda] definitely;
definitivamente, el picante no me sienta bien hot food definitely doesn't agree with me
2. [finalmente]
nos tienes que decir definitivamente si vas a venir o no you have to tell us whether you're definitely coming or not;
hasta que no se solucione definitivamente la avería no habrá electricidad there won't be any electricity until the problem is properly fixed
3. [para siempre] for good;
queremos quedarnos a vivir aquí definitivamente we want to come and live here for good;
la banda se separó definitivamente en 1969 the band finally broke up in 1969;
la corte se instaló definitivamente en Madrid the court moved to Madrid, where it remained
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definitivamente adv
1) : finally
2) : permanently, for good
3) : definitely, absolutely

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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