A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to award)
a. to assign
A Julia le asignaron la responsabilidad de cuidar de su hermana menor.Julia was assigned the responsibility of taking care of her younger sister.
b. to allocate (resources)
El estado asignará más fondos a la educación.The government will allocate more funds to education.
c. to ascribe (value)
¿Cómo podemos asignarle valor a los bienes intangibles?How can we ascribe value to intangible goods?
2. (to name)
a. to appoint
Lo asignaron embajador por su amplia experiencia en política internacional.He was appointed ambassador for his vast experience in international politics.
b. to designate
Roberto fue asignado testamentario del patrimonio de su abuelo.Roberto was designated as executor of his grandfather's property.
c. to assign
El tribunal te asignará un abogado si no puedes costearte uno.The court will assign you a lawyer if you can't afford one.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (atribuir)
asignar algo a alguiento assign o allocate something to somebody
2. (destinar)
asignar a alguien ato assign somebody to
transitive verb
(adjudicar) to assign; [+recursos etc] to allocate; apportion; [+labor] to set; (Informática) to allocate; [+persona] to appoint; [+causas] to determine;
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