dotar(
doh
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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.).
transitive verb
1. (to supply with; used with "de" or "con")
a. to equip with
El nuevo gobierno dotó de computadoras a las escuelas.The new government equipped schools with computers.
b. to provide with
Una ONG dotará a la clínica con mejores equipos.An NGO will provide the clinic with better equipment.
c. to endow with
El benefactor dotó a la fundación de recursos.The benefactor endowed the foundation with resources.
2. (to grant the gift of; used with "de" or "con")
a. to endow with
María fue dotada con una personalidad muy alegre.Maria was endowed with a very cheerful personality.
b. to bless with
Dios la dotó de fortaleza.God blessed her with fortitude.
3. (to supply with a dowry)
a. to give a dowry to
El padre dotó a la hija mayor para que se pudiera casar.The father gave his eldest daughter a dowry so that she could get married.
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dotar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (proveer)
a.
dotar algo deto provide something with
2. (tripular)
a.
dotar algo deto man something with
3. (conferir)
a.
dotar a algo/alguien deto endow something/somebody with
la naturaleza lo dotó de una gran inteligencianature had endowed him with great intelligence
4. (dar una dote)
a. to give a dowry to
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dotar
transitive verb
1 (equipar)
dotar (a) algo de o con algo to provide sth with sth; dotaron el teatro de una orquesta the theatre was provided with an orchestra; han dotado el laboratorio con los mejores instrumentos the laboratory has been provided with the best equipment; the laboratory has been equipped with the best instruments; han dotado el avión de toda la tecnología moderna the plane has been equipped o fitted with all the latest technology
dotarán al laboratorio de todos los medios necesarios han dotado al edificio de medidas de seguridad dotar la región de infraestructuras dotaron a los trenes de cierre centralizado hemos dotado la prisión del personal necesario pretenden dotar a las regiones de mayor poder la Academia ha dotado el premio con 2 millones
intentan dotar al régimen de legitimidad they are trying to legitimize the regime
para dotar la tesis de cierto estilo académico
2
dotar a algn de algo: dotó a su hija con un millón de rupias he provided his daughter with a million rupees as a dowry; la naturaleza lo dotó de buenas cualidades he was endowed o blessed by nature with good qualities
Dios dotó a la rosa con un suave olor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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