derrotar
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derrotar(
deh
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rroh
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to vanquish)
a. to defeat (an army or team)
No resultó difícil derrotar a un ejército ya derrotado por el frío extremo.It wasn't difficult to defeat an army already defeated by the extreme cold.
b. to beat (a team)
Nuestro equipo derrotó a su contrincante con 3-0.Our team beat its opponent 3-0.
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derrotar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to defeat
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derrotar
transitive verb
1 (vencer) [+ejército] to defeat; [+equipo] to defeat; beat
2 (estropear) [+ropa] to tear; ruin; [+salud] to ruin
pronominal verb
derrotarse [+delincuente] to cough (muy_familiar); sing (muy_familiar)
derrotarse de algn to grass on sb (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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