Translation of drastic in Spanish:


drástico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdrastɪk//ˈdræstɪk/


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    (punishment/measure/solution) drástico
    (punishment/measure/solution) radical
    • It is the biggest 419 bust in history, and may result in drastic reductions of scam mails.
    • Food Services is making drastic attempts this year to help cater to the needs of students.
    • It has had a drastic effect on membership and many clubs are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet.
    • He was, of course, especially irate as it was two of his staff, so he had to do something drastic.
    • Eventually one reaches a stage where the radiation starts to have had a drastic effect on matter.
    • You'll also get a head start on drastic end-of-line reductions and special offers.
    • These workers are struggling against drastic budget cuts and staff shortages.
    • It was a drastic shift in policy that ended two decades of routinely evicting squatters.
    • They felt their salary issues would never get solved unless drastic action was taken.
    • In addition the work tends to have a less drastic effect upon the landscape in winter.
    • Until we start taking drastic steps, people are always going to chance it.
    • This is likely to mean a drastic reduction of overheads and also of headcount.
    • Staff also say there will be a drastic reduction in beds available for women who need surgery.
    • The major damage they cause in grapes, with a drastic reduction in wine quality, is the spread of bunch rots.
    • It sounds drastic but we were in a desperate state, now we had something to work with.
    • This meant a drastic reduction in wages and they were soon beginning to struggle.
    • But because it was a small council it did not have the money to make drastic improvements by itself.
    • It is a sentiment that has driven previous governments to drastic action.
    • If somebody is sacked or other drastic measures are taken, there is no requirement for them to be mentioned.
    • It will mean an immediate end to all inherited privilege and a drastic reduction in income inequality.
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    (change/effect) radical
    (change/effect) drástico
    (change/effect) espectacular
    (deterioration) grave