01. America's economy was quite [robust] in the years following World War Two.
02. Hip-hop music is sometimes criticized for its [robust] depiction of violence.
03. There are now hundreds of animal clones around the world, including cows, pigs, mice and goats, many of them appearing [robust] and healthy.
04. My grandfather is over 90 years old, and is still in [robust] health.
05. The students [robustly] defended their views during the class debates.
06. This red wine has a very [robust] taste, with hints of cherries and chocolate.
07. Regular applications of fertilizer have made the plants very [robust].
08. This machinery is quite [robust] in both design and construction, and should last for years.
09. This company is very [robust], and can easily survive a slight downturn in the economy.
10. Our first child was very sickly for the first year or so, but our second child is extremely [robust].
11. The wood-burning stoves from 100 years ago were built much more [robustly], and will easily outlast those built today.
12. The furniture is [robustly] made in solid maple.
13. Pandas are [robust], bear-like animals with a distinctive black and white coat.
14. The President has suggested his [robust] tax cuts will help create more than a million new jobs within two years.
15. Korean art during the Three Kingdoms period has been described as simple and [robust].
16. The most [robust] study on heart disease factors ever conducted has concluded that about 90 percent of the risk factors for heart attacks can be prevented.
17. Trade ties between Japan and China grow more [robust] each year.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • robust — robust …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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  • robust — Adj. (Mittelstufe) kräftig gebaut Beispiel: Trotz des hohen Alters ist er körperlich immer noch robust. Kollokation: robust aussehen …   Extremes Deutsch

  • robust — [rō bust′, rō′bust΄] adj. [L robustus, oaken, hard, strong < robur, hard variety of oak, hardness, strength, earlier robus, prob. akin to ruber,RED] 1. a) strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy b) strongly built or based; muscular or sturdy… …   English World dictionary

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  • Robust — (v. lat.), stark vom Körper mit entsprechenden Kräften …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Robúst — (lat.), stark, kräftig …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon