A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to join in matrimony)
a. to marry
La madre de la novia es hermana del sacerdote que desposó a la pareja.The bride's mother is the sister of the priest who married the couple.
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to be joined in matrimony)
a. to get married
Alma y Jairo se desposaron en una hermosa capilla antigua.Alma and Jairo got married in a beautiful old chapel.
b. to marry
El rey le dijo a la princesa que no tenía otro remedio que desposarse con el viejo duque.The king told the princess she had no choice but to marry the old duke.
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