firm support

firm support
твердая поддержка

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  • support — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 help and encouragement ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, total ▪ firm, solid, strong ▪ The candidate enjoys the firm support of local industry …   Collocations dictionary

  • firm*/*/*/ — [fɜːm] noun [C] I a business, or a company a building/engineering/law firm[/ex] a firm of accountants/architects/solicitors[/ex] II adj firm */*/[fɜːm] 1) solid but not hard Ant: soft a firm mattress[/ex] 2) definite and not changing Have you set …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Firm — Firm, a. [Compar. {Firmer}; superl. {Firmest}.] [OE. ferme, F. ferme, fr.L. firmus; cf. Skr. dharman support, law, order, dh? to hold fast, carry. Cf. {Farm}, {Throne}.] 1. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; hard; solid;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • firm — firm1 [fʉrm] adj. [ME ferm < OFr < L firmus < IE base * dher , to hold, support > Sans dhárma, precept, law, Gr thronos, armchair] 1. not yielding easily under pressure; solid; hard 2. not moved or shaken easily; fixed; stable 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • support — vb 1 Support, sustain, prop, bolster, buttress, brace are comparable when they mean to hold up either literally or figuratively, though they vary greatly in their specific senses and in the range of their applicability. Support suggests the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • support — I n. 1) to give, lend, offer, provide; pledge support 2) to enlist, line up, mobilize, round up support for 3) to derive, draw, get, receive support from 4) to gain, get, win support for 5) to have the support of 6) ardent, complete, firm, solid …   Combinatory dictionary

  • firm — firm1 [ fɜrm ] adjective *** 1. ) solid but not hard: The ground beneath our feet was fairly firm and not too muddy. I sleep better on a firm mattress. firm, ripe tomatoes ─ opposite SOFT 2. ) steady and fixed in place: Make sure the ladder is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • firm — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large, major ▪ medium sized ▪ small ▪ well known ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • firm — firm1 firmly, adv. firmness, n. /ferrm/, adj., firmer, firmest, v., adv., firmer, firmest. adj. 1. not soft or yielding when pressed; comparatively solid, hard, stiff, or rigid: firm ground; firm texture …   Universalium

  • firm — {{11}}firm (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. ferm (12c.) firm, strong, vigorous, steadfast; loyal, faithful, from L. firmus firm, strong, steadfast, enduring, stable, from PIE root *dher to hold, support (Cf. Skt. dharmah custom, law, Gk. thronos seat …   Etymology dictionary

  • firm — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English ferm, from Anglo French, from Latin firmus; akin to Greek thronos chair, throne Date: 14th century 1. a. securely or solidly fixed in place b. not weak or uncertain ; vigorous c. having a solid or compact… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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