Spanish translation of 'abruptly'
1. (= suddenly)
[stop, end, leave] bruscamente ⧫ repentinamente
2. (= brusquely)
[say, ask] bruscamente
3. (= steeply) abruptamente
a cliff rose abruptly before them frente a ellos se alzaba abruptamente un acantilado
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'abruptly'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
I introduced myself but then she abruptly interrupted me: `Look.THE EXECUTION (2002)
It would burst forth abruptly, brought on by drink sometimes, by drugs, by the recollection of an incident he found unjust.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
He stared at the photos, then abruptly turned away, putting his hand to his mouth.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'abruptly'
In Common Usage. abruptly is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'abruptly' in Other Languages
British English: abruptly /əˈbrʌptlɪ/ ADVERB
If you do something abruptly, you do it in an abrupt manner.
He stopped abruptly.
- American English: abruptly
- Arabic: بِشَكْل مُفاجِئ
- Brazilian Portuguese: repentinamente
- Chinese: 突然地
- Croatian: naglo
- Czech: náhle
- Danish: brat
- Dutch: abrupt
- European Spanish: abruptamente
- Finnish: yhtäkkiä
- French: soudainement
- German: plötzlich
- Greek: αιφνίδια
- Italian: improvvisamente
- Japanese: 不意に
- Korean: 갑자기
- Norwegian: brått
- Polish: nagle
- European Portuguese: repentinamente
- Romanian: brusc
- Russian: внезапно
- Spanish: abruptamente
- Swedish: plötsligt
- Thai: อย่างทันทีทันใด
- Turkish: aniden
- Ukrainian: раптово
- Vietnamese: một cách đột ngột
Translation of abruptly from the Collins English to Spanish
Unlock Spanish with the Paul Noble method
Take your Spanish to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method. No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Next Steps is an intermediate course, which follows on from the Complete Spanish Beginner's course - available to pre-order now!
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.