implacable

implacable
adj.
implacable, relentless.
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implacable
adjetivo
1 implacable, relentless
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adj.
relentless
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ADJ implacable, relentless
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adjetivo
a) <odio/furia> implacable; <avance/lucha> relentless; <sol> relentless

el paso implacable del tiempo — the inexorable passage of time

b) <juez/crítico> implacable
c) <enemigo/contrincante> ruthless
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= unrelenting, relentless, ruthless, remorseless, unforgiving, bitter, implacable, inexorable, nagging, unsparing, cutthroat.
Nota: Adjetivo.
Ex. Unrelenting tuition increases are pricing private institutions out of the reach of many middle-class parents.
Ex. They need to be relentless in their fight for adequate funding so that the library service and the profession are not jeopardised.
Ex. The ruling also coincided with a flood of mergers and acquisitions that transformed gentlemen publishers into ruthless entrepreneurs.
Ex. The population explosion and the remorseless growth of knowledge are discussed.
Ex. Unlike other Swedish illustrators, he used the time consuming and unforgiving technique of wood engraving for his illustrations.
Ex. The author notes the work of Melvyl Dewey in espousing library education and the bitter opposition from some library leaders.
Ex. The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
Ex. The inexorable tide of automation seems to be threatening the existence of old-fashioned, handwritten copymarking.
Ex. With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
Ex. The book is so ferociously unsparing in detailing the systematic torment as well as wanton cruelty that the reconstruction of the past is often unbearable.
Ex. As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
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* actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
* ser implacable = play + hardball.
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adjetivo
a) <odio/furia> implacable; <avance/lucha> relentless; <sol> relentless

el paso implacable del tiempo — the inexorable passage of time

b) <juez/crítico> implacable
c) <enemigo/contrincante> ruthless
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= unrelenting, relentless, ruthless, remorseless, unforgiving, bitter, implacable, inexorable, nagging, unsparing, cutthroat.
Nota: Adjetivo.

Ex: Unrelenting tuition increases are pricing private institutions out of the reach of many middle-class parents.

Ex: They need to be relentless in their fight for adequate funding so that the library service and the profession are not jeopardised.
Ex: The ruling also coincided with a flood of mergers and acquisitions that transformed gentlemen publishers into ruthless entrepreneurs.
Ex: The population explosion and the remorseless growth of knowledge are discussed.
Ex: Unlike other Swedish illustrators, he used the time consuming and unforgiving technique of wood engraving for his illustrations.
Ex: The author notes the work of Melvyl Dewey in espousing library education and the bitter opposition from some library leaders.
Ex: The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
Ex: The inexorable tide of automation seems to be threatening the existence of old-fashioned, handwritten copymarking.
Ex: With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
Ex: The book is so ferociously unsparing in detailing the systematic torment as well as wanton cruelty that the reconstruction of the past is often unbearable.
Ex: As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
* actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
* ser implacable = play + hardball.

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implacable
adjective
1 ‹odio/furia› implacable; ‹avance/lucha› relentless
el implacable sol del mediodía the relentless midday sun
el paso implacable del tiempo the inexorable passage of time
2 ‹juez/crítico› implacable
es implacable cuando se trata de corregir errores de ortografía she is unforgiving o uncompromising when it comes to correcting spelling mistakes
3 ‹enemigo/contrincante› ruthless
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implacable adjetivo
a)odio/furiaimplacable;

avance/lucharelentless;
solrelentless
b)juez/críticoimplacable

c)enemigo/contrincanteruthless

implacable adjetivo relentless, implacable
'implacable' also found in these entries:
English:
bitter
- fierce
- persecution
- pitiless
- relentless
- remorseless
- unrelenting
- hard
- implacable
- ruthless
- unyielding
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implacable adj
1. [odio, ira] implacable;
[sol] relentless; [clima] harsh;
el implacable avance del desierto the relentless o inexorable advance of the desert
2. [persona] inflexible, firm;
es implacable con sus alumnos she's very hard on her pupils
3. [incontestable] unassailable;
un argumento de una lógica implacable an argument of unassailable logic
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implacable
adj implacable
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implacable adj
: implacable, relentless
implacablemente adv

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