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embargo

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (prohibition)
a. el embargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There is currently an embargo on imported pork.Actualmente hay un embargo sobre la carne de cerdo importada.
b. la prohibición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There is an embargo on campaigning for three days.Hay una prohibición de hacer campaña por tres días.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to prohibit)
a. embargar
The United States embargoed Cuban goods for many years.Estados Unidos embargó la mercancía cubana por muchos años.
b. prohibir
Mexico embargoed many Hollywood movies during the twenties.México prohibió muchas películas de Hollywood durante los años veinte.
c. imponer un embargo sobre
The government has announced that it will embargo all goods from South America.El gobierno ha dado a conocer que impondrá un embargo sobre todos los productos de Sudamérica.
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embargo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el embargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to be under (an) embargoestar sometido(a) a embargo
to put an embargo onimponer un embargo a
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. someter a embargo
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embargo [ɪmˈbɑːɡəʊ]
noun
embargoes (plural) (Comm) (Náut) embargo (m); (prohibition) prohibición (f);on de
there is an embargo on arms está prohibido comerciar con armas; hay un embargo del comercio de armas; there is an embargo on that subject está prohibido discutir ese asunto; to lift an embargo levantar un embargo or una prohibición; to put an embargo on sth establecer un embargo sobre algo; embargar algo; (prohibit) prohibir algo; to be under (an) embargo estar embargado
transitive verb
prohibir; (Jur) embargar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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