Meaning of STRONGLY in English
strong ‧ ly S3 /ˈstrɒŋli $ ˈstrɒːŋ-/ BrE AmE adverb
[ Word Family: verb : ↑ strengthen ; noun : ↑ strength ; adverb : ↑ strongly ; adjective : ↑ strong ]
1 . if you feel or believe in something strongly, you are very sure and serious about it:
I’m strongly opposed to capital punishment.
We strongly believe that she is innocent.
I’m strongly in favour of marriage.
2 . in a way that is meant to persuade someone to do something
strongly suggest/advise/recommend something
Before taking action, you are strongly recommended to consult an accountant.
3 . in a way that is easy to notice:
The house smelt strongly of food.
HINT : ► Do not say ‘hold/grip something strongly’. Use firmly or tightly : He gripped my arm tightly.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012