concursar

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concursar(
kohn
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koor
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sahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to participate)
a. to take part (in a contest)
Mi hermana concursó en el programa y ganó $5,000.My sister took part in the show and won $5,000.
b. to compete (for a position)
Concursé y obtuve el puesto de profesor de fonética francesa.I competed and got the position of French phonetics professor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (legal)
a. to declare bankrupt (a person)
No pude pagar mis deudas y el juez me concursó.I couldn't pay my debts and the judge declared me bankrupt.
b. to declare insolvent (a company)
Concursaron la empresa y 220 empleados perdieron su trabajo.They declared the company insolvent and 220 employees lost their jobs.
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concursar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (competir)
a. to compete, to participate
2. (en oposiciones)
a. to be a candidate
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concursar
intransitive verb
1 (por un empleo) to compete
va a concursar por la vacante he is going to apply o compete for the vacancy
2 (en un concurso) to take part
concursaron cuatro dos mujeres y dos hombres
transitive verb
(Jur) to declare insolvent; declare bankrupt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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