strength

strength
see strong
strength n fuerza
he pushed the car with all his strength empujó el coche con todas sus fuerzas
strength
tr[streŋɵ]
noun
1 (of person - physical) fuerza, fuerzas nombre femenino plural, fortaleza; (- stamina) resistencia, aguante nombre masculino
you should eat spinach to build up your strength deberías comer espinacas para aumentar tu fuerza
he pushed with all his strength empujó con todas sus fuerzas
we need to get our strength back necesitamos recobrar las fuerzas
by sheer strength a viva fuerza
2 (intellectual, spiritual) fortaleza, entereza, firmeza
he showed great strength of character demostró gran fortaleza de carácter
strength of will fuerza de voluntad
3 (of machine, object) resistencia; (of wind, current) fuerza; (of light, sound, magnet, lens) potencia
4 (of solution) concentración nombre femenino; (of drug) potencia; (of alcohol) graduación nombre femenino
5 (of currency) valor nombre masculino, fortaleza; (of economy) solidez nombre femenino, fortaleza
6 (of argument, evidence, story) fuerza, validez nombre femenino, credibilidad nombre femenino; (of emotion, conviction, colour) intensidad nombre femenino; (of protest) energía
her statement lends strength to his story su declaración da credibilidad a su historia
7 (strong point) punto fuerte, virtud nombre femenino; (ability, capability) capacidad nombre femenino; (advantage) ventaja
her strength as a teacher lies in her patience su capacidad como profesora estriba en su paciencia
tolerance is one of his many strengths la tolerancia es uno de sus muchos fuertes
unity is their strength la unidad es su punto fuerte
the strengths and weaknesses of the film las virtudes y defectos de la película
8 (power, influence) poder nombre masculino, potencia
the strength of the miners el poder de los mineros
9 (force in numbers) fuerza numérica, número
the strength of the work-force el número de trabajadores
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
in great strength en gran número
to be on the strength (be a member) formar parte del personal
to do something on the strength of something hacer algo basándose en algo
to be at full strength estar con la plantilla completa
to be under strength estar corto,-a de personal
to go from strength to strength ir ganando fuerzas, marchar viento en popa
strength of feeling ánimos nombre masculino plural
there is great strength of feeling over this issue los ánimos están exacerbados por este tema
strength ['strɛŋkɵ] n
1) power: fuerza f
2) solidity, toughness: solidez f, resistencia f, dureza f
3) intensity: intensidad f (de emociones, etc.), lo fuerte (de un sabor, etc.)
4) : punto m fuerte
strengths and weaknesses: virtudes y defectos
5) number: número m, complemento m
in full strength: en gran número
strength
n.
aguante s.m.
facultad s.m.
fibra s.f.
fortaleza s.f.
fuerza s.f.
intensidad s.f.
rejo s.m.
resistencia s.f.
streŋθ
noun
1) u (of persons)
a) (physical energy) fuerza(s) f(pl); (health) fortaleza f física

he doesn't know his own strength! — no sabe la fuerza que tiene!

to get one's strength back — recobrar las fuerzas

to save one's strength — ahorrar (las) energías

b) (emotional, mental) fortaleza f; (in adversity) fortaleza f, entereza f

strength of will — fuerza f de voluntad

strength of character — firmeza f or fortaleza f de carácter

strength of purpose — resolución f, determinación f

give me strength! — (colloq) Dios me dé paciencia!

2) u (of economy, currency) solidez f

political/military strength — poderío m político/militar

3) u
a) (of materials) resistencia f; (of wind, current) fuerza f; (of drug, solution) concentración f; (of alcoholic drink) graduación f

full-strength — sin diluir

half-strength — diluido al 50%

b) (of sound, light) potencia f; (of emotions) intensidad f
c) (of argument, evidence) lo convincente; (of protests) lo enérgico

we employed her on the strength of his recommendation — la contratamos basándonos en su recomendación

on the strength of that performance she was offered a part — en virtud de esa actuación le ofrecieron un papel

4) c (strong point) virtud f, punto m fuerte

from strength to strength: the firm has gone from strength to strength since she took over la empresa ha tenido un éxito tras otro desde que ella está al frente; his career seems to be going from strength to strength — su carrera marcha viento en popa

5) u c (force in numbers) número m

we're below o under strength at the moment — en este momento estamos cortos de personal

their fans were there in strength — sus hinchas estaban allí en bloque or en masa

[streŋθ]
N
1) (=might, energy) (for particular task) fuerzas fpl ; (=general attribute) fuerza f

he hadn't the strength to lift it — no tenía fuerzas para levantarlo

his strength failed him — le fallaron las fuerzas

she swims to build up the strength in her muscles — nada para fortalecer los músculos or coger fuerza en los músculos

you don't know your own strength — no controlas tu propia fuerza

you'll soon get your strength back — pronto recobrarás las fuerzas or te repondrás

to save one's strength — ahorrar las energías

with all my strength — con todas mis fuerzas

2) (=fortitude) fortaleza f , fuerzas fpl ; (=firmness) [of belief, conviction] firmeza f

his help gives me the strength to carry on — su ayuda me da fortaleza or fuerzas para seguir adelante

strength of character — fortaleza f or firmeza f de carácter

to draw strength from sth — sacar fuerzas de algo

the independence movement is gathering strength — el movimiento independiente está cobrando fuerza

give me strength! * — ¡Dios dame paciencia! *

inner strength — fuerza interior

strength of purpose — determinación f

gather, tower
3) (=sturdiness) [of material, structure, frame] resistencia f
4) (=power) [of argument] lo convincente, solidez f ; [of claim, case, evidence] peso m ; [of protests] lo enérgico; [of magnet, lens, drug] potencia f ; [of wind] fuerza f ; [of alcohol] graduación f

on the strength of that success she applied for promotion — en base a ese éxito, solicitó un ascenso

he was recruited on the strength of his communication skills — lo contrataron en virtud de or debido a su aptitud para comunicarse

5) (=intensity) [of emotion] intensidad f , fuerza f ; [of sound] potencia f ; [of colour] intensidad f

he warned the government not to underestimate the strength of feeling among voters — advirtió al gobierno que no subestimara la intensidad or fuerza de los sentimientos de los votantes

6) [of currency] (=value) valor m ; (=high value) solidez f , fuerza f

our decision will depend on the strength of the pound — nuestra decisión dependerá del valor de la libra

exports fell owing to the strength of the pound — las exportaciones bajaron debido a la solidez or la fuerza de la libra

7) (=good point, asset) punto m fuerte

their chief strength is technology — su punto fuerte es la tecnología

to go from strength to strength —

his movie career is going from strength to strength — su carrera cinematográfica marcha viento en popa

the company has gone from strength to strength — la empresa ha ido teniendo un éxito tras otro

8) (in number) número m ; (Mil, Police) efectivos mpl

he has promised to increase the strength of the police force — ha prometido incrementar los efectivos de la policía

to be at full strength — [army] disponer de todos sus efectivos; (Sport) [team] contar con todos sus jugadores; [office] contar con todo el personal

his supporters were there in strength or had come in strength — sus partidarios habían acudido en masa

to be on the strength — (gen) formar parte de la plantilla; (Mil) formar parte del regimiento

to take sb on to the strength — admitir a algn en la plantilla; (Mil) admitir a algn en el regimiento

to be under or below strength, the team was under or below strength due to injuries — el equipo contaba con pocos jugadores debido a las lesiones

two people are off sick so we're a bit under or below strength — dos de los empleados se encuentran enfermos y estamos un poco cortos de personal

his army was seriously under or below strength — su ejército contaba con poquísimos efectivos

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[streŋθ]
noun
1) u (of persons)
a) (physical energy) fuerza(s) f(pl); (health) fortaleza f física

he doesn't know his own strength! — no sabe la fuerza que tiene!

to get one's strength back — recobrar las fuerzas

to save one's strength — ahorrar (las) energías

b) (emotional, mental) fortaleza f; (in adversity) fortaleza f, entereza f

strength of will — fuerza f de voluntad

strength of character — firmeza f or fortaleza f de carácter

strength of purpose — resolución f, determinación f

give me strength! — (colloq) Dios me dé paciencia!

2) u (of economy, currency) solidez f

political/military strength — poderío m político/militar

3) u
a) (of materials) resistencia f; (of wind, current) fuerza f; (of drug, solution) concentración f; (of alcoholic drink) graduación f

full-strength — sin diluir

half-strength — diluido al 50%

b) (of sound, light) potencia f; (of emotions) intensidad f
c) (of argument, evidence) lo convincente; (of protests) lo enérgico

we employed her on the strength of his recommendation — la contratamos basándonos en su recomendación

on the strength of that performance she was offered a part — en virtud de esa actuación le ofrecieron un papel

4) c (strong point) virtud f, punto m fuerte

from strength to strength: the firm has gone from strength to strength since she took over la empresa ha tenido un éxito tras otro desde que ella está al frente; his career seems to be going from strength to strength — su carrera marcha viento en popa

5) u c (force in numbers) número m

we're below o under strength at the moment — en este momento estamos cortos de personal

their fans were there in strength — sus hinchas estaban allí en bloque or en masa


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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