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abarcar
transitive verb
1. to embrace, to cover (incluir)
  • quien mucho abarca poco aprieta (Prov) don't bite off more than you can chew
2. to be able to see, to have a view of (ver)
  • desde la torre se abarca todo el valle you can see the whole valley from the tower
abarcar
transitive verb
1 (con los brazos) to get one's arms round
2 (comprender) to include; take in; (contener) to contain; comprise
el capítulo abarca tres siglos the chapter covers three centuries; sus conocimientos abarcan todo el campo de ... his knowledge ranges over the whole field of ...; abarca una hectárea it takes up a hectare; it's a hectare in size
3 [+tarea] to undertake; take on
quien mucho abarca poco aprieta don't bite off more than you can chew
4 (Latinoamérica) (acaparar) to monopolize; corner the market in
5 (con la vista) to take in
desde aquí se abarca todo el valle you can take in the whole valley from here
Verb Conjugations for abarcar
Gerund: abarcando
Participle: abarcado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yoabarcoabarquéabarcabaabarcaríaabarcaré
abarcasabarcasteabarcabasabarcaríasabarcarás
él/ella/Ud.abarcaabarcóabarcabaabarcaríaabarcará
nosotrosabarcamosabarcamosabarcábamosabarcaríamosabarcaremos
vosotrosabarcáisabarcasteisabarcabaisabarcaríaisabarcaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.abarcanabarcaronabarcabanabarcaríanabarcarán
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