deletrear
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deletrear(
deh
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leh
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treh
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ahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to write or say the letters of)
a. to spell
Es mucho más difícil aprender a deletrear palabras en inglés que en español.Learning to spell words in English is much more difficult than it is in Spanish.
b. to spell out (aloud)
Hubo una palabra que no pudo deletrear, por lo que perdió el concurso de deletreo.There was one word he couldn't spell out, so he lost the spelling bee.
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deletrear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to spell (out)
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deletrear
transitive verb
1 [+apellido, palabra] to spell
2 (descifrar) to decipher; interpret
3 (S. Cone) (escudriñar) to observe in great detail; look minutely at
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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