gestate
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gestate [dʒesˈteɪt]
transitive verb
1 (Bio) gestar
2 [+idea, project] gestar
intransitive verb
[+idea, project] gestarse
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gestar
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gestar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (biology)
a. to gestate
La elefanta gesta a su cría por un periodo de entre 21 y 22 meses.The female elephant gestates her calf for a duration of between 21 and 22 months.
2. (to develop)
a. to put together
Nuestra empresa está gestando un proyecto para llevar agua al desierto.Our company is putting together a project to supply water in the desert.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (biology)
a. to gestate
La ciencia ha logrado que sea posible gestar a partir de semen congelado.Science has made it possible to gestate using frozen semen.
gestarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to produce)
a. to develop
Tras muchas quejas no reconocidas, conflicto gestó en el sindicato.After many unacknowledged complaints, conflict developed in the labor union.
b. to brew
Nadie se podía imaginar que se estaba gestando una guerra de tal magnitud.Nobody could have ever imagined that such a war was brewing.
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gestar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to gestate
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a.
se estaba gestando una nueva erathe seeds of a new era had been sown
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gestar
transitive verb
(Biología) to gestate
pronominal verb
gestarse
1 (Biología) to gestate
2 to be conceived
el crimen se gestó en barra de un bar el secuestro de Segundo Marey se gestó en el Gobierno Civil de Vizcaya la idea del programa se gestó en 1982 Elkarri, grupo pacifista que se gestó en el seno de HB La crisis se venía gestando desde que empezó la preparación de los presupuestos Este magazine se ha gestado durante de seis meses y trabajan en él 150 personas la idea comenzó a gestarse en 1982
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