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How do you make people robust? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It can easily be overpowered and is best paired with subtle, light ingredients that can provide relief from the robust and powerful flavours of autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain's robust performance means the economy heads into 2017 on solid ground. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Members will encourage more schools to embrace a rigorous curriculum, including regular testing, longer school days and a robust approach to behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor does the book offer a fresh and robust defence of academic freedom. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Their slightly nutty taste works with the more robust flavours of beetroot and horseradish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sadly this culture became less robust in the decades that followed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They agreed to make more robust credit checks to ensure consumers can afford loans. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This relatively robust performance is down to the spread of the business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This in turn required a more robust approach to wind turbine assessments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That might not matter too much if our domestic economy were in robust good health. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The advantage of this is you can add more robust flavours to the cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No obligation to get coverage and a less robust safety net for the working poor. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now he is finalising a new theory explaining how countries can make themselves more robust. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have hit one snag after another but he is here now and he looked strong and robust. The Sun (2009)Under these circumstances the fairly robust performance of the economy this year could augur badly for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They also give you robust flavours and are ready for picking to spice up a hearty winter roast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reason for that is they will not take action until they are absolutely certain they are on robust and strong ground. The Sun (2012)Putting solid compliance systems in place is an important part of showing how serious and robust our approach is to these issues. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His'small thin ears denote a less robust constitution. The Sun (2008)Thirdly, the global economy is in robust shape. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you reached the age of 35 in those gruelling years you were reckoned to have an unusually robust constitution. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those answers can be expected to deliver new drugs, but seeking them will require a robust defence of animal research. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's really robust and hardy. The Sun (2015)He may also be asked to apologise to the Commons for his behaviour but will launch a robust defence of his conduct. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They want robust and straightforward English votes for English laws. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Verdict: A robust and straightforward action hero. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: robust ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is robust is very strong or healthy.
He was always the robust one, physically strong and mentally sharp.
Definition of robust from the Collins English Dictionary
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