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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to sew)
a. to make
Mi abuela confeccionó estas faldas con tejidos de lujo.My grandmother made these skirts with luxury fabrics.
2. (to produce)
a. to draw up
La empresa confeccionó la lista de posibles candidatos al puesto.The company drew up the list of possible candidates for the position.
b. write
Juan y Julia tardaron una semana en confeccionar la lista de invitados a la boda.It took one week for Juan and Julia to write the wedding guest list.
3. (culinary)
a. to prepare
Para confeccionar una buena ensalada, hacen falta ingredientes frescos.In order to prepare a good salad, you need to use fresh ingredients.
4. (medicine)
a. to prepare
El compuesto médico se confeccionó con una mezcla de conocidos fármacos.The medical compound was prepared with a mix of known drugs.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (ropa)
a. to make (up)
2. (lista)
a. to draw up
3. (plato)
a. to prepare
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transitive verb
1 [+lista] to make out; write; [+informe] to prepare; write up
2 (Cos) to make (up)
3 (Culin) to make; bake
4 (Farm) to concoct; make up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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