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absolument

English translation of absolument

absolutely

The French word 'absolument' is used in the same way as 'absolutely' in English. It is an adverb that is used to agree completely or to emphasize something. You can use it to express full agreement, or to say that something is entirely true or accurate. Examples include: 'Il est absolument correct' (He's absolutely correct), or 'C'est absolument merveilleux!' (It's absolutely wonderful!).


Example sentences using: absolument

J'aime absolument cette chanson!

English translation of J'aime absolument cette chanson!

I absolutely love this song!

In this sentence, 'absolument' (absolutely) is used to express a strong positive emotion about something - in this case, a particular song.

C'est absolument incroyable!

English translation of C'est absolument incroyable!

It's absolutely incredible!

In this instance, 'absolument' is used to highlight excitement and amazement towards something.

Il doit absolument arrêter de fumer.

English translation of Il doit absolument arrêter de fumer.

He absolutely must stop smoking.

Here, 'absolument' is used to add emphasis to the necessity of a certain action - in this case, the need for someone to quit smoking.

C'est absolument faux.

English translation of C'est absolument faux.

That's absolutely untrue.

In this instance 'absolument' is used to strongly assert that something is not true.

Il a absolument raison.

English translation of Il a absolument raison.

He is absolutely right.

Here again, 'absolument' is used to express strong agreement or confirmation of someone's correctness.

Absolument personne n'est arrivé à l'heure.

English translation of Absolument personne n'est arrivé à l'heure.

Absolutely nobody came on time.

In this sentence, 'absolument' is being used to make a complete negative statement, meaning that not a single person came on time.

C'est absolument essentiel.

English translation of C'est absolument essentiel.

It's absolutely essential.

Here 'absolument' is used to emphasize the utmost importance of something, describing it as essential.

Il doit absolument voir un médecin.

English translation of Il doit absolument voir un médecin.

He absolutely must see a doctor.

In this phrase, 'absolument' is again used to emphasize the necessity of an action - here, the need for someone to see a doctor.

Je suis absolument sûr de cela.

English translation of Je suis absolument sûr de cela.

I am absolutely sure of this.

In this sentence, 'absolument' is used to reinforce the speaker's certainty about a fact or situation.

Il ne faut pas te sentir absolument obligé de venir.

English translation of Il ne faut pas te sentir absolument obligé de venir.

You don't have to feel absolutely obliged to come.

Here, 'absolument' is used to stress that someone shouldn't feel entirely forced to do something - like attending an event.

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