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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (commerce)
a. to guarantee
El concesionario garantiza sus coches durante cinco años.The car dealership guarantees its cars for five years.
b. to warrant
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Garantizamos todos nuestros productos durante un período de dos años.We warrant all our products for a two-year period.
2. (to promise)
a. to guarantee
Todo saldrá bien; te lo garantizo.Everything will work out all right; I guarantee it.
3. (to make certain)
a. to ensure
¿Cómo podemos garantizar que esto no vuelva a ocurrir?How can we ensure that this doesn't happen again?
b. to guarantee
Las posesiones no garantizan la felicidad.Possessions do not guarantee happiness.
4. (to endorse)
a. to vouch for
No puedo garantizar la profesionalidad de un desconocido ante mi jefe.I can't vouch for the professionalism of someone I don't know to my boss.
5. (finance)
a. to act as guarantor for
Mis padres garantizaron el préstamo de mi carro.My parents acted as guarantors for the loan for my car.
b. to stand surety for
No te recomiendo garantizar la deuda de tu primo.I wouldn't recommend standing surety for your cousin's debt.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (asegurar)
a. to guarantee
te garantizo que te lo devolveré el viernesI guarantee o I assure you I'll give it back to you on Friday
la central garantiza el suministro eléctrico a la ciudadthe power station ensures the city's supply of electricity
2. (contra riesgo, deterioro)
a. to guarantee
les garantizaron el televisor por un añothey guaranteed the television for a year, they gave them a year's guarantee for the television
3. (avalar)
a. to vouch for
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transitive verb
1 (responder de) [+producto, crédito] to guarantee
la lavadora está garantizada por dos años the washing machine is guaranteed for two years; the washing machine has a two-year guarantee; garantizamos la calidad de nuestros productos we guarantee the quality of our products
2 (avalar) [+persona] to vouch for
3 (asegurar) to guarantee
le garantizo que lo recibirá antes del jueves I guarantee you'll receive it before Thursday; me van a oír ¡te lo garantizo! they'll listen to me, I can guarantee it!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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