documentar
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documentar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to prove with documents)
a. to document
El abogado defensor documentó su caso con fotografías.The defense attorney documented his case with photographs.
2. (to inform)
a. to brief
El director documentó a los miembros del directorio respecto de los hechos que llevaron al despido del director de tecnología.The director briefed the members of the board on the facts that led to the CTO's dismissal.
3. (transport)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to check
Si no vas a documentar tu maleta, tendrás que poner todas las cremas en bolsas de plástico.If you're not going to check your suitcase, you'll have to put all those lotions in plastic bags.
documentarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to familiarize oneself with)
a. to do research
El periodista se documentó sobre relaciones internacionales antes de entrevistar al canciller.The journalist did some research on international relations before interviewing the Secretary of State.
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documentar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (evidenciar)
a. to document
2. (informar)
a. to brief
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to do research
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documentar
transitive verb
to document
pronominal verb
documentarse to do research; do one's homework
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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