"Ejercer" is a form of "ejercer", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to practice". Learn more about "ejercer" below.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to practice a profession)
2. (to make happen by force)
a. to exercise
Quiere ejercer poder sobre el pueblo, pero no tiene legitimidad.He wants to exercise power over the people, but he has no legitimacy.
b. to exert
Intentaron ejercer influencia sobre el director para que contratara a su nieto.They tried to exert influence on the director to get their grandson hired.
3. (to make use of)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to practice a profession)