diferir

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diferir(
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reer
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be unlike)
a. to differ
Si bien nuestras posturas difieren, estamos de acuerdo con la regulación de las armas de fuego.Although our positions differ, we agree on the regulation of firearms.
b. to be different
El producto que recibí difiere del que compré en línea.The product I received is different from the one I bought online.
2. (to dissent)
a. to disagree
Yo difiero. No creo que Torres sea mejor candidato para nuestro partido.I disagree. I don't think Torres will the best candidate for our party.
b. to differ
Los críticos difieren en la importancia que tiene el pintor en el arte contemporáneo.Critics differ over the importance of this painter's work in contemporary art.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to delay)
a. to postpone
La empresa de logística difirió el envío debido al mal tiempo.The logistics company postponed the shipment due to inclement weather.
b. to defer
¿Es posible diferir el pago hasta el próximo periodo?Is it possible to defer payment to the next period?
c. to put off
Diferimos la reunión de hoy para la semana que viene.We put off today's meeting until next week.
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diferir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (posponer)
a. to postpone, to put off
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (diferenciarse)
a. to differ, to be different
diferir de alguien en algoto differ from somebody in something
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diferir
intransitive verb
1 (discrepar) to differ; disagree
diferir de algo to disagree with sth; difiero de todo lo que dijo I disagree with everything he said; diferir de algn en algo to differ with sb over sth; difiero de mi tutor en el método a aplicar I differ with my tutor over which method to apply
en temas políticos difiero de mi padre difiero de mis hermanos en cómo debe celebrase la boda
2 (ser diferente) to be different; differ
las dos declaraciones difieren en pequeños detalles the two statements differ in some minor details; the two statements are different with regard to some minor details
la comida no difiere mucho de una región a otra difieren en la forma pero no en el contenido el estilo de su último libro difiere del anterior
transitive verb
1 (aplazar) to defer
quieren diferir el pago hasta el año 2010 they want to defer payment until the year 2010
2 (enviar) to refer
han diferido el caso al Tribunal Supremo the case was referred to the Supreme Court
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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