Hindi translation of quite
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Definitions and Translations
You use quite to indicate that something is the case to a fairly great extent. Quite is less emphatic than 'very' and 'extremely'.
⇒ I felt quite bitter about it at the time. ⇒ I was quite a long way away. ⇒ I quite enjoy living here.
You use quite to indicate certainty or to emphasize that something is definitely the case.
⇒ It is quite clear that we were acting in self defence. ⇒ I quite agree with you.
You use quite after a negative to weaken the force of your statement.
⇒ Something here is not quite right. ⇒ I didn't quite understand what all this was about.
You use quite in front of a noun group to emphasize that a person or thing is very impressive or unusual.
⇒ He's quite a character.
You can say 'quite' to express your agreement with someone. [spoken]
⇒ 'And if you buy the book it's your choice isn't it?' — 'Quite.'You can use quite in front of a or an when it is followed by an adjective plus noun. For example, you can say 'It's quite an old car' as well as 'The car is quite old', and 'It was quite a warm day' as well as 'The day was quite warm'. Note that, in sentences like these, quite comes in front of the indefinite article. You cannot say, for example, 'It's a quite old car'. Quite can be used to modify adjectives and adverbs, and is slightly stronger than fairly but less strong than very. Quite may suggest that something has more of a quality than expected. Nobody here's ever heard of it but it is actually quite common.
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Example Sentences Including 'quite'
The brawl must have been going on for quite some time, by the look of the two combatants.TREASON KEEP (2001)
It was quite depressing to be drunk under the table by a Medalonian.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'quite' in Other Languages
- Arabic: فِعْلاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: completamente
- Chinese: 相当
- Croatian: prilično
- Czech: docela
- Danish: temmelig
- Dutch: behoorlijk
- European Spanish: absolutamente
- Finnish: aivan
- French: plutôt assez
- German: ziemlich
- Greek: αρκετά
- Italian: abbastanza
- Japanese: かなり
- Korean: 상당히
- Norwegian: ganske
- Polish: całkiem
- Portuguese: completamente
- Romanian: destul
- Russian: вполне
- Spanish: absolutamente
- Swedish: ganska
- Thai: ค่อนข้างจะ
- Turkish: oldukça
- Ukrainian: досить
- Vietnamese: khá
Translation of quite from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary