amplify

amplify(
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plih
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fay
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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 increase the intensity of)
a. amplificar
These are the best speakers for amplifying your radio's sound.Estos son los mejores altavoces para amplificar el sonido de tu radio.
b. aumentar
Different devices are used to amplify current and voltage.Se usan diferentes dispositivos para aumentar la corriente y el voltaje.
2. (to elaborate)
a. ampliar
I don't quite understand. Can you amplify that answer?No entiendo muy bien. ¿Puedes ampliar esa respuesta?
b. desarrollar
How is the director going to amplify a 20-page story into a two-hour movie?¿Cómo es que el director va a desarrollar una historia de 20 páginas en una película de dos horas?
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amplify
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (essay, remarks)
a. ampliar
2. (current, volume)
a. amplificar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
amplify [ˈæmplɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
1 [+sound] amplificar; also (Rad) aumentar
2 [+statement etc] desarrollar
he refused to amplify his remarks se negó a hacer más comentarios
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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