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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. alternativamente
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alternately [ɒlˈtɜːnɪtlɪ]
the meetings took place alternately in France and Germany las reuniones se celebraron una vez en Francia y la siguiente en Alemania; he could alternately bully and charm people un momento podía intimidar a la gente y al siguiente embelesarles; I lived alternately with my mother and my grandmother vivía unas veces con mi madre y otras con mi abuela; she became alternately angry and calm su ánimo iba de la ira a la calma y vice versa
her moods swung alternately from joy to despair
we have Mondays off alternately nos turnamos para librar el lunes
the water runs alternately hot and cold
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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