A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make available to the public)
a. to formally open
El teatro todavía está en construcción. Será inaugurado el año que viene.The theater is still under construction. It will be formally opened next year.
b. to inaugurate
El alcalde inauguró un nuevo hospital público.The mayor inaugurated a new public hospital.
2. (to debut)
a. to open
La fotógrafa inaugurará su exposición de arte el mes que viene.The photographer will open her art exhibit next month.
b. to unveil (a statue or monument)
El general inauguró un monumento al soldado desconocido.The general unveiled a monument to the unknown soldier.
3. (to set in motion)
a. to mark the beginning of
Arnold Schoenberg inauguró una nueva era de la música.Arnold Schoenberg marked the beginning of a new musical era.
b. to open
El Real Madrid inauguró el torneo con una victoria 3-0 sobre el Valencia.Real Madrid opened the tournament with a 3-0 win over Valencia.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (edificio, congreso)
a. to (officially) open
2. (año académico, época)
a. to mark the beginning of, to inaugurate
3. (estatua)
a. to unveil
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transitive verb
[+edificio] to inaugurate; [+exposición] to open (formally); [+estatua] to unveil;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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