germinate
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germinate
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (botany)
a. germinar
These seeds don't take long to germinate.Estas semillas no tardan mucho en germinar.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to develop)
a. germinar
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Thousands of years ago, several civilizations germinated in this regionHace miles de años, varias civilizaciones germinaron en esta región.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (botany)
a. hacer germinar
I want to germinate these seeds faster. What can I do?Quiero hacer germinar estas semillas más rápido. ¿Qué puedo hacer?
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to cause to develop)
a. hacer germinar
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
We hope to germinate some ideas with this discussion.Esperamos hacer germinar algunas ideas con esta discusión.
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germinate
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. germinar
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germinate [ˈdʒɜːmɪneɪt]
intransitive verb
[+seed, idea] germinar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
germinar
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
germinar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (botany)
a. to germinate
Las lentejas empezaron a germinar solo tres días después de plantarlas.The lentils started to germinate only three days after I planted them.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to develop)
a. to germinate
Nuestra idea no germinó hasta que encontramos a unos inversionistas para que nos ayudaran a empezar el negocio.Our idea germinated until we found investors to help us start the business.
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germinar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (también fig)
a. to germinate
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
germinar
intransitive verb
to germinate
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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