culminar

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culminar(
kool
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mee
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nahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to peak; often used with "con" or "en")
a. to culminate
Las protestas culminaron con el arresto del líder sindical.The protests culminated in the arrest of the union leader.
b. to reach a climax
La trama culmina cuando el protagonista es condenado a muerte.The plot reaches a climax when the protagonist is sentenced to death.
2. (to finish)
a. to end
La guerra culminó poco después de haberse lanzado las bombas atómicas.The war ended soon after the dropping of the atomic bombs.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to finalize)
a. to finish
Rosa culminó su preparación tras cinco meses de arduo trabajo.Rosa finished her training after five months of hard work.
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culminar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to crown
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to finish, to culminate
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culminar
transitive verb
[+objetivo] to reach; attain; [+acuerdo] to conclude; [+tarea, carrera] to finish;
intransitive verb
to culminate;en in;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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