fundamentar
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fundamentar(
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dah
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mehn
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to found; used with "en")
a. to base on
El director de la empresa fundamentó los despidos en la necesidad de reducir costos.The CEO of the company based the dismissals on the need to cut costs.
2. (to consolidate)
a. to lay the foundations of
Los obreros están fundamentando la torre que van a construir.The workers are laying the foundations of the tower to be built.
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fundamentar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (basar)
a. to base
2. (construction)
a. to lay the foundations of
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (basarse)
a. to be based o founded
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fundamentar
transitive verb
1 (basar) to base; found;en on
2 (poner las bases de) to lay the foundations of
pronominal verb
fundamentarse
fundamentarse en [+persona] to base o.s. on; [+argumento, teoría] to be based on
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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