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firm / firme
 
firm   1   [fɜ:m]
A. -adjective
firmer   comparative
firmest   superlative
1. (=solid)   [base]   firme,   nounólido   [mattress, stomach, thighs]   duro
(=secure)   [hold]   firme,   seguro
·these legends have a firm basis in fact
·estas leyendas estánoun nounólidamente basadas en hechos reales
·to be on firm [ground]
(figurative)   pisar terreno firme
·as firm as a [rock]
·(tan) firme como una roca
2. (=staunch)   [belief, support]   firme   [friends]   íntimo   [friendship]   nounólido
·she'noun a firm believer in justice/discipline
·cree firmemente en la justicia/la disciplina
3. (=resolute, decisive)   [decision, measures]   firme   [voice]   seguro,   firme   [steps]   decidido,   resuelto
·he was very firm about it
·se mostró muy firme or decidido
·we are taking a firm [stand] on this issue
·mantenemos una postura firme con respecto a esta cuestiónoun
4. (=severe)   estricto,   firme
·to [be] firm with somebody
·ser estricto or firme con somebody, someone
·a firm hand: this horse needs a firm hand
·a este caballo hay que tratarlo con firmeza
·this child needs a firm hand
·este niño necesita mano dura
·he governed the country with a firm hand
·dirigió el paínoun con mano dura
5. (=definite)   [offer, order]   en firme   [evidence]   concluyente,   contundente
·they won't go ahead without a firm commitment from us
·no van a seguir adelante hasta que no les demos una garantía en firme
·they are firm [favourites] to win the trophy
·son los grandes favoritos para llevarse el trofeo
·chocolate is a firm favourite with children
·el chocolate siempre tiene el éxito asegurado con los niños
6. (=set)   firme
·beat the egg whites until firm
·bata las claras a punto de nieve
7. (finance)
(=not subject to change)   [price]   estable
B. -adverb
·to [stand] firm
·mantenerse firme
 
firm / firma
 
firm
2
[fɜ:m]
-noun   firma (f),   empresa (f)
·a firm of accountants
·una firma or empresa de contabilidad
·she joined a law firm
·se incorporó a un bufete de abogados
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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