Traducción de outright en español:

outright

rotundo, adj.

Pronunciación: /ˈaʊtraɪt//ˈaʊtrʌɪt/

adjetivo

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    (complete, total)
    (refusal/opposition) rotundo
    (refusal/opposition) total
    (refusal/opposition) categórico
    (hostility) declarado
    (hostility) abierto
    (contempt) total
    (contempt) absoluto
    (majority) claro
    (winner) indiscutido
    (lie) descarado
    he told an outright lie mintió descaradamente
    • It cannot be outright optimism or downright pessimism.
    • The reason for such caution by trade unions is obvious - a strike once embarked upon is hard to stop, short of an outright victory or a total defeat.
    • A simple majority was needed for outright victory.
    • Having come so close to success in 2003, there is only one achievement that will satisfy in 2004 - outright victory in the Formula One World Championship.
    • In both, however, the issue was the postponement of operations, not an outright refusal to carry them out.
    • Sometimes writers oversimplify in one story and the simplification gets picked up as outright universal fact.
    • But outright refusal often gets people labelled as freaks or loonies, and correspondingly discredits the challenges they deliver in the eyes of those they address them to.
    • But even though he said the Tories had their best chance for 24 years to regain control, he stopped short of forecasting outright victory for his party.
    • He would leave it open and hit weak fades or outright slices.
    • Thus, tarnished beauty tends to be more effective than outright perfection.
    • But nothing less than outright victory satisfies me and I'm determined to put things right with my next effort.
    • One outright complaint: it's not loud enough.
    • His art continues to inspire responses ranging from unequivocal praise to outright condemnation.
    • On completion an outright winner emerged with three teams sharing second place.
    • An outright refusal would, of course, have ignited claims of prejudice and condemnation by the the liberal press, ever on the lookout for a stick to beat established institutions.
    • As such it is an outright rejection of many religious traditions' ultimate aims.
    • But the punishing rocks made strength and reliability as important as outright speed.
    • They're too simple to discern outright lies and campaign propaganda from real policies.
    • Between outright war and total appeasement there are various degrees of pressure that can be applied.
    • Yet zoologists have consistently reacted to these phenomena with a mixture of incredulity, confusion, and even outright hostility.
    • Six towns, which achieved litter-free status, competed for the outright prize.
    • And all are either outright myths or severe distortions of truth.
    • But the overwhelming response from city landlords has been an outright rejection of the request.
    • And the daring of outright substitution ups the complexity quotient.
    • However, any outright refusal of Western aesthetics must be qualified.
    • But the USA took outright victory because of a higher number of second places, 14-6.
    • It is a sign of the times for the struggling County Champions that their sole ambition over four days against Somerset was to emerge with a draw rather than a defeat but nothing short of outright victory was what was really required.
    • Both teams have impressed at championship level in recent years and to be fair, both deserve the ultimate accolade of outright champions.
    • At the time of writing, an outright victory for the 1960s - while still possible - is the least likely outcome.
    • Clearly once risk is traded in this way there is significant scope for miscalculation and even outright fraud.
    • The book is a policy wonk's dream, and there's enough here to make you pull out your hair over the amount of graft and outright cheating going on in the open.
    • At best they were footnotes on the contrary theme, at worst outright obfuscation.
    • I could see she was having a hard time deciding whether to completely accuse me of outright lying or question me further.
    • As a country moves, one hopes, from outright dictatorship to full liberal democracy, the rules change.
    • It was obvious that outright refusal would have been an insult.
    • I, and many others, must say that enough is enough, and nothing short of a total outright ban would be acceptable
    • That was a downright and outright lie, but did I care?
    • Then the regional financial crisis hit and suddenly the air was full of accusations of bureaucratic ineptitude, corruption and outright dereliction of duty.
    • In most states, a pet cannot receive an outright bequest because animals traditionally have been viewed as property under the law.
    • He came 20th, causing him great disappointment as his objective was no less than outright victory.
    • Still, it's depressing to think that outright brutality is now the test.
    • The most recent success - not yet an outright victory - has been the government climbdown on pensions for public sector workers.
    • He withdrew his amendment and said it wasn't needed after all, leaving the door open to the outright ban duly backed by an overwhelming majority of MPs.
    • The simplest way to bet on the final is to pick the outright winners.
    • The paying passengers were treated with total disregard and sometimes even outright abuse.
    • Over the next couple of weeks, her daughter's lack of interest in nursing turned into outright refusal.
    • The truth is, disappointments and outright failure mark the real world of publicly financed convention centers, stadiums, and hotels.
    • Companies that fail to adapt to economic conditions by carrying an oversized and expensive staff may be courting the ultimate job-killer: outright failure.
    • The majority of outright winners were from the junior category.
    • Usually this is expressed with bitterness if not outright hostility.
    • These ranged from open derision to outright firings, and even attempts to rescind earned degrees.
    • These views can be hard to tell apart: the distinction between radical transformation and outright abolition is not clear-cut.
    • More radical action - warning labels on food or even outright bans - would probably be counterproductive.
    • He said they had ‘an outright positive impact’ on the municipal district.
    • A matrix can be created that describes traditional group relations, ranging from full cooperation to outright conflict.
    • The attitude toward the poor is at best one of official indifference, and at worst outright criminalization.
    • Her conversation betrays disappointment, anger, and an outright refusal to be labeled a victim.
    • Although few expect an outright crash, even property professionals who ritually talk up the market are pessimistic.
    • They were outright winners of the prizes for best business development; personal development of company directors; and most enterprising company.
    • Another round of voting will be carried out in the summer, with points totals added together to produce outright winners for the year.
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    (ownership) absoluto

adverbio

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    (completely)
    (refuse/reject) rotundamente
    (refuse/reject) categóricamente
    (reject/refuse) terminantemente
    (ban) totalmente
    (win) indiscutiblemente
  • 2

    (directly, frankly)
    (ask/say) abiertamente
    (say/ask) directamente
  • 3

    (in ownership)
    she owns the house outright la casa es suya sin gravámenes
    • they offered to buy the play outright le propusieron comprarle todos los derechos de la obra
  • 4

    (instantly)
    (kill) en el acto