allege
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allege(
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lehj
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to state)
a. afirmar
The plaintiff alleges that the defendant drove his vehicle through the side of the plaintiff's house.El demandante afirma que el acusado chocó su vehículo, atravesando el costado de la casa del demandante.
2. (to use as an excuse)
a. alegar
Mr. Pena alleged that he shot the man in self-defense.El Sr. Peña alegó que disparó al hombre en defensa propia.
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allege
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. alegar
it is alleged that…se dice que…
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allege [əˈledʒ]
transitive verb
1 afirmar;that que
the prosecution allege that he tried to strangle her
she is alleged to have stolen money from a cash box se afirma que robó dinero del que había en una caja; he is alleged to be wealthy según se dice es rico; he is alleged to be the leader según se dice él es el jefe
2 alegar
he absented himself alleging illness se ausentó alegando estar enfermo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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