implantarse
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implantarse(
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be established)
a. to be introduced
En la compañía se implantaron cambios que mejoraron la situación de los empleados.Some changes that improved the worker's situation were introduced at the company.
implantar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to implement)
a. to introduce
El partido ganador va a implantar un nuevo tipo de gobierno.The winning party will introduce a new kind of government.
b. to institute
Nuestra comunidad urge que el gobierno implante leyes que protejan la igualdad de género.Our community is urging the government to institute laws that protect gender equality.
c. to set up
¿Cuánto tardarán en implantar las nuevas máquinas?How long will it take to set up the new machines?
d. to establish
Planeo implantar una política de igualdad de oportunidades.I plan to establish an equal opportunities policy.
e. to impose
El gobierno implantó una cuarentena por miedo al contagio.The government imposed a quarantine for fear of contagion.
3. (to transplant)
a. to implant
El cirujano implantará su primer corazón en la operación de mañana.The surgeon will implant his first heart in tomorrow's operation.
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implantar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (establecer)
a. to introduce
2. (medicine)
a. to insert
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (establecerse)
a. to be introduced
4. (biology)
a. to become implanted
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implantar
transitive verb
1 [+reforma, sistema, modelo] to implement; [+castigo, medidas] to bring in; [+toque de queda] to impose
hemos implantado el uso obligatorio del gallego we have brought in o implemented compulsory Galician; cuando implantaron la dictadura when the dictatorship was installed; han vuelto a implantar la pena de muerte they have brought back the death penalty
pretenden implantar el nuevo sistema este año han implantado un nuevo sistema de salud en la región
2 [+costumbre, ideas] to introduce
los americanos han implantado sus costumbres en Europa the Americans have introduced their customs to Europe
3 [+empresa] to establish; set up
4 (Med) to implant
pronominal verb
implantarse to become established
se ha implantado el uso del catalán en la vida diaria Catalan has become established in everyday life; la nueva moda se ha implantado entre los jóvenes the new fashion has caught on among young people
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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