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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. (emphatically)
a. convincentemente
The motivational speaker spoke very forcefully and had the audience captivated.El orador motivacional habló muy convincentemente y mantuvo el púbico cautivado.
2. (with force)
a. enérgicamente
Our country needs to act forcefully to protect our interests.Nuestro país debe actuar enérgicamente para proteger nuestros intereses.
b. violentamente
Annoyed by the surrounding noise, Nate slammed his book forcefully on the table at the library.Molesto por el ruido circundante, Nate tiró violentamente el libro sobre la mesa de la biblioteca.
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forcefully [ˈfɔːsfʊlɪ]
[+say, express] enérgicamente; [+argue] de forma convincente; [+push, shove] violentamente
he condemned the president for not acting more forcefully condenó al presidente por no actuar de forma más enérgica or contundente; it forcefully struck him that ... le llamó poderosamente la atención que ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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