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consolidate

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consolidate(
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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 combine)
a. consolidar
The dictator consolidated his power by making himself the head of all the branches of government.El dictador consolidó su poder por hacerse la cabeza de todas las ramas del gobierno.
b. fusionar
The company consolidated three departments into one.La empresa fusionó tres departamentos en uno.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to become combined)
a. consolidarse
If the two companies consolidate, they'll have a near monopoly on the television industry.Si las dos compañías se consolidan, casi tendrán un monopolio de la industria de televisión.
b. fusionarse
The governments of the two towns will officially consolidate on January 1.Los gobiernos de los dos municipios se fusionarán oficialmente el 1 de enero.
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consolidate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. consolidar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. consolidarse
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consolidate [kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt]
transitive verb
1 (strengthen) [+position, influence] consolidar
2 (combine) concentrar; fusionar
intransitive verb
1 (strengthen) consolidarse
2 (combine) concentrarse; fusionarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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