Quick answer
"Owned" is a form of "own", a transitive verb which is often translated as "ser dueño de". "Published" is a form of "publish", a transitive verb which is often translated as "publicar". Learn more about the difference between "owned" and "published" below.
own(
on
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to possess)
a. ser dueño de
He owns six apartments in this building and several more elsewhere.Es dueño de seis apartamentos en este edificio y varios más en otros lugares.
b. poseer
Who owns the key to your heart?¿Quién posee la llave de tu corazón?
c. tener
Our family owns four bicycles but only one works.En casa tenemos cuatro bicicletas, pero solo una funciona.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to admit)
a. reconocer
The witness owned that she had lied to the court.La testigo reconoció que había mentido al tribunal.
b. admitir
The journalist owned that he'd plagiarized his colleague's article.El periodista admitió haber plagiado el artículo de su colega.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to admit; used with "to")
a. reconocer
In the end the patient owned to being a hypocondriac.Al final el paciente reconoció ser un hipocondríaco.
b. admitir
He owned to his guilt only because he was tortured.Admitió su culpa solo porque le torturaron.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (belonging to)
a. propio
I would rather have my own car.Preferiría tener mi propio coche.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
5. (possessive)
a. suyo
Do you know if the dog is her own?¿Sabes si el perro es suyo?
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publish(
puh
-
blihsh
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to issue)
a. publicar
Hemingway published his first novel in 1926.Hemingway publicó su primera novela en 1926.
b. editar
The author's only book was published after his death.El único libro que escribió el autor fue editado después de su muerte.
2. (to make known)
a. divulgar
Government officials published the list of imports which will be banned.Los funcionarios de gobierno publicaron la lista de las importaciones que se prohibirán.
b. hacer público
The Academy will publish the nominees for best actor category this week.La Academía hará público los nominados para la categoría de mejor actor esta semana.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to issue)
a. publicar
Publishing is as important to scientists as their research.Para los científicos, publicar es tan importante como investigar.
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