encauzar
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encauzar(
ehng
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kow
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to channelize)
a. to channel
Los ingenieros planean encauzar el río para crear más tierras para el cultivo.The engineers are planning to channel the river to create more lands for farming.
2. (to focus)
a. to direct
Los voluntarios encauzaron todo su esfuerzo en terminar el refugio para animales a tiempo.The volunteers directed all their efforts toward finishing the animal shelter in time.
b. to channel
Marisa encauzó toda su energía en cuidar a su hijo enfermo.Marisa channeled all her energy to taking care of her sick son.
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encauzar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (agua)
a. to channel
2. (orientar)
a. to direct
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encauzar
transitive verb
1 [+agua, río] to channel
2 (dirigir) to channel; direct
las protestas se pueden encauzar a fines positivos the protests can be guided into useful channels
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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