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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. (slightly)
a. remotamente (interested)
There was only one piece of information in that interview that I found even remotely interesting.Sólo había un solo dato en esa entrevista que me pareció remotamente interesante.
b. de lejos
Arellano was not remotely interested in getting corruption out of government once he was elected.Arellano no estaba interesado ni de lejos en eliminar la corrupción del gobierno una vez elegido.
2. (by remote control)
a. por control remoto
Wendy's toy boat is remotely controlled.El barco de juguete de Wendy es controlado por control remoto.
b. a distancia
The drones are remotely operated from a base on the other side of the world.Los drones son operados a distancia desde una base al otro lado del mundo.
3. (distantly)
a. en un lugar apartado
The command center is remotely located in a secret location.El centro de comando está ubicado en un lugar apartado y secreto.
b. lejanamente
The president and I are remotely related, but we've never met.El presidente y yo estamos emparentados lejanamente, pero nunca nos hemos conocido.
c. lejano
Steven and Mark are remotely related. They have a great-great-grandfather in common.Steven y Mark son parientes lejanos. Tienen un tatarabuelo en común.
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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. (distantly)
a. remotamente, lejanamente
2. (slightly)
a. remotamente
not remotelyni remotamente, ni de lejos
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remotely [rɪˈməʊtlɪ]
1 (distantly) en un lugar apartado
they are remotely related son parientes lejanos
to be remotely situated estar situado en un lugar apartado
2 (slightly) [+connected, possible] remotamente
it wasn't even remotely amusing no era ni por asomo divertido
he isn't even remotely interested in opera no está ni siquiera remotamente interesado en la ópera
he failed to say anything remotely interesting no consiguió decir nada mínimamente interesante
I've never seen anything remotely like it nunca he visto nada (ni) remotamente parecido
it's not even remotely likely de eso no hay la más remota posibilidad
he'll eat anything that looks remotely edible es capaz de comerse cualquier cosa con un mínimo aspecto de comestible
the struggle to maintain anything remotely resembling decent standards la lucha por mantener algo que se pareciera aunque fuera de lejos a unos niveles decentes
avoid saying anything remotely likely to upset him he doesn't even remotely [resemble] his father remotely [connected] with sb/sth it isn't remotely [possible] that ... She knew I wasn't even remotely serious about getting married They rushed around, trying to catch anyone who remotely resembled a potential customer it doesn't look remotely like a Ming vase
3 (in a detached manner) [+say, behave] de forma distante
4 (by remote control) [+control] a distancia; [+detonate] por control remoto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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