estabilizar

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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 give stability to)
a. to stabilize
Se envió a la policía antidisturbios para que estabilice la situación.The riot police was sent out to stabilize the situation.
b. to stabilise (United Kingdom)
Los servicios de urgencia siguen sus esfuerzos para estabilizar la torre de apartamentos tras el incendio.The emergency services are continuing their efforts to stabilise the appartment block following the fire.
c. to steady
El mar se embraveció y el capitán no pudo estabilizar el barco.The sea became rough and the captain couldn't steady the ship.
2. (finance)
a. to stabilize
El gobierno estabilizó la moneda a un valor de cuatro pesos por dólar.The government stabilized the value of the currency at four pesos to the dollar.
b. to stabilise
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se necesitan medidas de emergencia para estabilizar la economía.Emergency measures are required to stabilise the economy.
estabilizarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to normalize)
a. to stabilize
Las inversiones vendrán una vez que se hayan estabilizado los precios.Investment will come once prices have stabilized.
b. to stabilise (United Kingdom)
Las cifras de desempleo se estabilizaron en los últimos seis meses.Unemployment figures have stabilised over the past six months.
c. to become stable
La paciente se estabilizó pero todavía deberá permanecer internada.The patient has become stable but she must still remain in hospital.
d. to become stabilized
Esperamos que tu padre se estabilice con este tratamiento.We're hoping your father becomes stabilized with this treatment.
e. to become stabilised (United Kingdom)
Elvira tardó bastante en estabilizarse después de la intervención pero ha salido del peligro.It took a while for Elvira to become stabilised after the operation but she is out of danger now.
f. to settle down
Los mercados se estabilizaron luego de unos meses de crisis económica.The markets settled down following months of financial crisis.
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estabilizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to stabilize
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to stabilize, to become stable
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estabilizar
transitive verb
1 [+objeto] (dar estabilidad a) to stabilize; (fijar) to make steady
2 [+precios] to stabilize
pronominal verb
estabilizarse
1 [+objeto, precios] to become stable; become stabilized
2 [+persona] to settle down
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