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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be filled with)
a. to become imbued with
La escritora se retiró a una cabaña aislada para imbuirse en su nueva novela.The writer moved to an isolated cabin to become imbued with her new novel.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to fill with)
a. to imbue
El profesor Esteban imbuye un espíritu crítico en sus estudiantes.Professor Esteban imbues his students with a critical attitude.
b. to infuse
Intentemos imbuir el optimismo entre la gente afectada.Let's try to infuse the people affected with optimism.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to imbue
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transitive verb
to imbue; infuse;de, en with
imbuido de la cultura de imbued with the culture of
un carismático falangista imbuido del antiyanquismo nacionalista imbuido de las ideas nietzschianas imbuido de doctrinas de San Agustín la tradición meditativa cernudiana, imbuida de cierto neorromanticismo
una tradición imbuida de cierto romanticismo a tradition imbued with a certain romanticism
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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