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"Superado" is a form of "superar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to overcome". "Depurado" is an adjective which is often translated as "refined". Learn more about the difference between "depurado" and "superado" below.
depurado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. refined
Prefiero un estilo de decoración depurado y simple.I prefer a refined and simple decoration style.
b. polished
Borges escribía con un lenguaje depurado muy personal.The language used by Borges in his writing was very personal and polished.
c. pure
El campeón tiene una técnica de juego depurada y elegante.The champion has a pure and elegant style of play.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to overtake)
a. to overcome
El equipo superó a sus rivales en el campeonato.The team overcame their rivals in the championship match.
b. to go beyond
Te prometo que esta película superará todas tus expectativas.I promise you that this movie will go beyond all your expectations.
2. (to emotionally overcome)
a. to get over
Gabriel superó la muerte de su madre gracias al apoyo de su esposa.Gabriel got over the death of his mother thanks to his wife's support.
b. to get past
No podía superar por qué lo dejaría por su mejor amigo.He couldn't get past why she would leave him for his best friend.
3. (to succeed in)
a. to pass
Superé la entrevista y me dieron una oferta que no puedo negar.I passed the interview and they made me an offer I can't turn down.
superarse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
4. (to improve oneself)
a. to better oneself
Ella lee tres libros por mes para entender cómo superarse. She reads three books a month to understand how to better herself.
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