acrecentar

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to augment)
a. to increase
Las inversiones acrecentaron la producción y el potencial de la fábrica.Investments increased the production and potential of the factory.
acrecentarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (to augment)
a. to grow
La demanda se acrecentó y los precios se dispararon.Demand grew and prices skyrocketed.
b. to increase
La tasa de desempleo se acrecentó en un 12%.The unemployment rate increased by 12%.
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acrecentar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to increase
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to increase
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acrecentar
transitive verb
(aumentar) to increase; augment; (ascender) [+persona] to advance; promote;
pronominal verb
acrecentarse to increase; grow
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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