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 (rō-bŭst′, rō′bŭst′)
1. Full of health and strength; vigorous. See Synonyms at healthy.
2. Powerfully built; sturdy: a robust body.
3. Requiring or characterized by much strength or energy: a robust workout.
a. Active or dynamic: a robust debate; a robust economy.
b. Working in an effective way; effective or productive: a robust search engine; a robust hypothesis.
5. Marked by richness and fullness; full-bodied: a robust wine.
6. Substantial in amount: robust gains in stock prices.
7. Rough or crude; coarse: a robust tale.

[Latin rōbustus, from rōbur, rōbus, oak, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ro·bust′ly adv.
ro·bust′ness n.
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Adv.1.robustly - in a robust manner; "he was robustly built"
بِقُوَّه، بِشِدَّه، بِصِحَّه


[rəʊˈbʌstlɪ] ADV
1. (= solidly) to be robustly built [person] → ser de constitución robusta or fuerte
to be robustly built or made [thing] → estar sólidamente construido
2. (= vigorously) [oppose, attack, defend] → enérgicamente, vigorosamente
3. (= strongly) a robustly flavoured red wineun vino tinto con un sabor fuerte


(= strongly, solidly)robust
(= determinedly)energisch
flavouredkräftig, herzhaft


(rəˈbast) adjective
strong; healthy. a robust child.
roˈbustly adverb
roˈbustness noun
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It was too early for the crowd, but bricklayers and their families, laden with huge lunch-baskets and armfuls of babies, were already going in--a healthy, husky race of workmen, well-paid and robustly fed.
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This summer a significant attempt on the Foreign Office system was foiled, and we will respond as robustly as to any security threat.