incubarse
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incubarse(
een
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koo
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bahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to arise)
a. to brew
Se está incubando un movimiento revolucionario en algunos países sudamericanos.A revolutionary movement is brewing in some South American countries.
b. to build up
El movimiento de independencia se incubó en el centro del país.The independence movement built up in the center of the country.
2. (to develop)
a. to incubate
Emilio contagió de varicela a varios compañeros mientras ésta se estaba incubando.Emilio gave chicken pox to many of his classmates while it was incubating.
incubar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to hatch)
a. to incubate
La gallina pasó varios días incubando sus huevos.The hen spent many days incubating its eggs.
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incubar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (huevo)
a. to incubate
2. (enfermedad)
a. to be sickening for
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incubar
transitive verb
to incubate
pronominal verb
incubarse to incubate
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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