highly

highly
adverb
1) (very; very much: highly delighted; highly paid; I value the book highly.) muy; enormemente
2) (with approval: He thinks/speaks very highly of you.) muy bien
highly adv muy / altamente
it's highly enjoyable es muy divertido
to think highly of someone tener muy buena opinión de alguien
to speak highly of someone hablar muy bien de alguien
highly
tr['haɪlɪ]
adverb
1 (very) muy; (favourably) muy bien
he thinks very highly of you le tiene en mucho a Vd
she was highly pleased estuvo muy contenta
highly ['haɪli] adv
1) very: muy, sumamente
2) favorably: muy bien
to speak highly of: hablar muy bien de
to think highly of: tener en mucho a
highly
adv.
altamente adv.
mucho adv.
muy adv.
sumamente adv.
'haɪli
adverb
a) (to a high degree)

highly probable/unlikely — muy/muy poco probable

highly intelligent — inteligentísimo, sumamente inteligente

highly trained/skilled — altamente capacitado/calificado

he's highly respected — lo respetan mucho

b) (favorably)

his boss speaks/thinks very highly of him — su jefe habla muy bien/tiene muy buena opinión de él

I recommend it highly — te lo recomiendo sin reserva

c) (at a high rate)

a highly paid job — un trabajo muy bien pagado or remunerado

['haɪlɪ]
ADV
1) (with adj, pp used as adj) [effective, sensitive, controversial] muy, sumamente; [qualified, developed, sophisticated] sumamente, altamente; [significant] sumamente, tremendamente

highly acclaimed — sumamente elogiado

highly charged[atmosphere, occasion, debate] muy tenso

highly coloured[clothes, picture] de colores chillones; [description, account] muy exagerado

highly educated — muy culto

highly intelligent — sumamente inteligente, inteligentísimo

it is highly likely that he will win the competition — es muy or sumamente probable que gane la competición

highly paid[person, job] muy bien pagado

a highly placed official — un funcionario importante, un alto cargo

he is highly placed in the company — está muy bien situado en la compañía

highly polished[shoes, furniture, tiles] muy brillantes; [book, film, description] muy bueno, muy pulido

highly qualified — muy preparado, muy cualificado

this book is highly recommended — este libro está muy recomendado

she came to the job highly recommended — vino muy bien recomendada

a highly regarded writer — un escritor de mucha reputación

highly sexed — muy sensual, con mucho apetito sexual

highly spiced — con muchas especias, muy condimentado

highly strung — muy nervioso, muy excitable

a highly successful businessman — un hombre de negocios de muchísimo éxito

highly trained soldiers — soldados sumamente adiestrados

the staff are highly trained — el personal está altamente capacitado

it is highly unlikely that she will see you — es muy poco probable que te reciba

2) (with verb)

to praise sb highly — alabar or elogiar mucho a algn

I can't praise him highly enough — todo elogio que haga de él es poco

I don't rate him very highly — no tengo muy buena opinión de él

his chances of survival are not rated very highly — no se cree que tenga muchas posibilidades de sobrevivir

he is highly regarded by all his staff — está muy bien considerado por todo su personal

these children score very highly in intelligence tests — estos niños consiguen unas puntuaciones muy altas en los tests de inteligencia

to speak highly of sb/sth — hablar muy bien de algn/algo

to think highly of sb/sth — tener muy buena opinión de algn/algo

to value sth highly — apreciar mucho algo

* * *
['haɪli]
adverb
a) (to a high degree)

highly probable/unlikely — muy/muy poco probable

highly intelligent — inteligentísimo, sumamente inteligente

highly trained/skilled — altamente capacitado/calificado

he's highly respected — lo respetan mucho

b) (favorably)

his boss speaks/thinks very highly of him — su jefe habla muy bien/tiene muy buena opinión de él

I recommend it highly — te lo recomiendo sin reserva

c) (at a high rate)

a highly paid job — un trabajo muy bien pagado or remunerado


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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