A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to produce power)
a. to generate
Se puede generar electricidad a partir de la luz solar.Electricity can be generated from sunlight.
2. (to bring into being)
a. to generate
Escribir un blog es una forma efectiva de generar tráfico a tu sitio web.Having a blog is an effective way to generate traffic to your website.
b. to create
El gobierno está trabajando para generar empleos.The government is working to create jobs.
c. to cause
La devaluación está generando serios problemas financieros.The devaluation is causing serious financial problems.
3. (to give life to)
a. to produce
Los conejos generan muchas crías.Rabbits produce a great many offspring.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (originar, causar)
a. to generate
2. (engendrar)
a. to create
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transitive verb
1 [+electricidad, energía] to generate
2 [+empleo, interés, riqueza] to generate; create; [+problemas, tensiones] to cause; [+beneficios] to generate
el turismo generará muchos puestos de trabajo tourism will generate o create many jobs; sus comentarios generaron numerosas quejas his comments generated o raised many complaints
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