engender

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engender(
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jehn
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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 procreate)
a. engendrar
The gods engendered a mortal son.Los dioses engendraron un hijo mortal.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to produce)
a. engendrar
The attack engendered fear and anxiety.El ataque engendró temor y angustia.
b. suscitar
Tom's attitude towards his fellow workers engendered distrust and suspicion.La actitud de Tom hacia sus compañeros de trabajo suscitó desconfianza y sospecha.
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engender
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. engendrar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
engender [ɪnˈdʒendəʳ]
transitive verb
engendrar; engendrar; suscitar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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