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activate

activate(
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dih
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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 make active)
a. activar
Sprinkle a little sugar on top of the yeast to activate it.Échale un poco de azúcar a la levadura para activarla.
2. (military)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. movilizar
The war in Europe showed no signs of stopping, so the President decided to activate American troops.La guerra en Europa no mostraba ningún signo de que fuera a parar, así que el presidente decidió movilizar a las tropas estadounidenses.
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activate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (alarm, mechanism)
a. activar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
activate [ˈæktɪveɪt]
transitive verb
activar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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