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firm

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adjective
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noun
1 noun COMM, BUS-ADM businessgnólacht masc3  c m ucomhlacht informal masc3  c m uhe worked for the family firm d'oibrigh sé do ghnólacht an teaghlaighI work for an international accountancy firm oibrím le gnólacht cuntasaíochta idirnáisiúnta
adjective
2 adjective hard but yielding slightlycrua adj3  c m udaingean adj1  c m uteann adj1  c m ua firm mattress tocht crua, tocht daingeanthe salmon will be cooked when it's firm beidh an bradán cócaráilte nuair a bheidh sé teannthe car's suspension is quite firm tá crochadh an ghluaisteáin daingean go maith
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adjective steady, (not excessively) forcefulmaith adj1  c m uláidir adj1  c m ugive it a firm tap tabhair cnag maith dóshe had a firm grip on the rope bhí greim docht aici ar an rópa, bhí greim daingean aici ar an rópa 4 adjective stable, soliddaingean adj1  c m ucrua adj3  c m ustand the ladder on firm ground socraigh an dréimire ar thalamh crua to be on firm ground figurative bheith ar thalamh slán, bonn maith a bheith fút 5 adjective HORSE racetrackdaingean adj1  c m uthe going was firm bhí an talamh daingean 6 adjective ECON, FIN currency, marketseasmhach adj1  c m uthe euro remained firm against the dollar bhí an euro seasmhach go fóill in aghaidh an dollair 7 adjective definite, unequivocaldocht adj1  c m ucinnte adj3  c m udaingean adj1  c m uthey looked for a firm answer from her lorg siad freagra cinnte uaithiI need firm information teastaíonn eolas cruinn uaimI signed a firm contract shínigh mé conradh docht 8 adjective figurative strong docht adj1  c m udaingean adj1  c m uláidir adj1  c m uit's my firm belief is é mo thuairim láidir, is é mo mhórthuairim, tá mé go mór den tuairimto put sth on a firm footing seasmhacht a thabhairt do rudthey were firm friends ba dhlúthchairde iad, ba chairde móra iadthey became firm friends d'fhás dlúthchairdeas eatarthu 9 adjective strict, resoluteláidir adj1  c m udian adj1  c m uthe referee was firm but fair bhí an réiteoir dian ach féaráilteI should've been more firm with him bhí sé de cheart agam bheith níos déine air he needed a firm hand bhí smacht ag teastáil uaidh, ba ghá é a smachtúthey took a firm line with offenders bhíodar dian ar chiontóiríshe took a firm stand on the issue ghlac sí seasamh docht ar an gceistwe need some firm leadership tá ceannasaíocht láidir de dhíth orainn
verb
10 verb compact, press down TRANSITIVEdlúthaigh verb  c m ubrúigh síos PhrV  c m ufirm the earth around the roots brúigh an ithir síos timpeall ar na rútaí, daingnigh an ithir thart ar na fréamhacha 11 verb FIN, ECON currency, share price, etc INTRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uthe economy is firming tá an geilleagar ag neartú
adverb
12 adverbdaingean  c m udiongbháilte  c m uláidir  c m uhe stood firm in the face of threats sheas sé go diongbháilte in aghaidh bagairtíshe stood firm sheas sí go daingean, sheas sí an fód

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