experiment
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experiment(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (test)
a. el experimento
(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).
We needed approval from the university to carry out our experiment.Necesitábamos la aprobación de la universidad para realizar nuestro experimento.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to test)
a. experimentar
It is cruel and inhumane to experiment on animals.Es cruel e inhumano experimentar con animales.
b. hacer experimentos
The doctors are still experimenting with different drugs to treat his illness.Los médicos siguen haciendo experimentos con diferentes medicamentos para tratar su enfermedad.
3. (to try something new)
a. probar
Numerous surveys suggest that the majority of young people experiment with 'soft' drugs.Numerosos estudios sugieren que la mayoría de los jóvenes prueban drogas "blandas".
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experiment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el experimento
(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).
to do or conduct an experimenthacer or realizar un experimento
as an experimentcomo experimento
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. experimentar
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experiment [ɪksˈperɪmənt]
noun
(gen) experimento (m)
to perform or carry out an experiment realizar un experimento
as an experiment by way of experiment como experimento
intransitive verb
(gen) experimentar; (scientifically) experimentar; hacer experimentos
he experimented on fellow students experimentó or hizo experimentos con sus compañeros; youngsters who experiment with drugs jóvenes (m) que experimentan con drogas; experiment with different methods to find the best one for you experimenta or prueba con distintos métodos para encontrar el que te va mejor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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