gravely
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gravely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (seriously)
a. gravemente
One man was gravely injured and was taken to the hospital.Un hombre resultó gravemente herido y lo llevaron al hospital.
2. (solemnly)
a. con gravedad
"I accept my fate," the hero said gravely."Acepto mi destino," dijo el héroe con gravedad.
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gravely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. gravemente
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gravely [ˈɡreɪvlɪ]
adverb
1 (seriously) [+ill, wounded, injured] gravemente
five soldiers were gravely wounded cinco soldados resultaron gravemente heridos or heridos de gravedad; we are gravely concerned about or by his decision estamos muy or seriamente preocupados por su decisión
His father was gravely [ill] Three gravely ill patients died after being refused admission to a cash-starved intensive care unit. A spokesman for the hospital said he was gravely concerned about the effect of the dispute on the treatment of the patients.
2 (solemnly) [+say, speak] con gravedad; con seriedad
he nodded gravely asintió con gravedad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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