compaginar

compaginar(
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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 compatible)
a. to combine
Los horarios en España hacen difícil compaginar la vida familiar y la profesional.The working hours in Spain make it hard to combine a career with family life.
b. to reconcile
Las negociaciones intentaron compaginar los intereses de los distintos países miembros.The negotiations attempted to reconcile the interests of the differente member countries.
2. (printing)
a. to make up
En el curso de edición aprendí a compaginar páginas e incorporar imágenes.On the publishing course I learned how to make up pages and incorporate images.
b. to collate
Compaginar las páginas del libro es uno de los últimos pasos antes de publicarlo.Collating the pages of the book is one of the last steps before publishing it.
3. (to tidy) (Southern Cone)
a. to put in order
Pasé el fin de semana compaginando mis apuntes de clase de los últimos dos años.I spent the weekend putting in order my lecture notes for the past two years.
b. to sort out
No es necesario compaginar las páginas impresas porque la impresora lo hace automáticamente.You don't need to sort out the printed pages, as the printer does it automatically.
compaginarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
4. (to correspond)
a. to go together
Mi jefe opina que el trabajo no se compagina con la diversión.My boss is of the opinion that work and pleasure don't go together.
b. to agree
La evolución de esas cifras se compagina con los cambios en el nivel y la composición del comercio exterior.The evolution of those numbers agrees with changes in the level and composition of foreign trade.
5. (to be organized) (Southern Cone)
a. to get oneself organized
Si no te compaginas bien no te dará tiempo a todo.If you don't get yourself organized you won't have time for everything.
6. (to be compatible)
a. to come together
Las ideas de los dos artistas se compaginaron para crear una obra muy original.The ideas of the two artists came together to create a very original piece of work.
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compaginar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (combinar)
a. to reconcile
2. (en imprenta)
a. to make up
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (general)
a.
compaginarse conto square with, to go together with
compaginar
transitive verb
1 (armonizar) to combine
compaginar el trabajo con la familia to combine work and having a family
2 (ordenar) to put together; put in order
3 (Tipografía) to make up
pronominal verb
compaginarse (concordar) to agree; tally
compaginarse con (gen) to tally with; [+colores] to blend with; esa conducta no se compagina con su carácter this behaviour is out of character for him
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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