independizar
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independizar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (politics)
a. to make independent
El monumento está dedicado a los próceres que independizaron a nuestra nación hace dos siglos.The monument is dedicated to the national heroes who made our nation independent two centuries ago.
independizarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (politics)
a. to become independent
El país se independizó tras una sangrienta guerra que duró tres años.The country became independent after a bloody three-year war of independence.
b. to gain independence
Los esclavos fueron liberados cuando el país se independizó.The slaves were set free when the country gained independence.
3. (to break free)
a. to become independent
Conseguí un trabajo bien remunerado que me permitió independizarme y mudarme de la casa de mis padres.I got a well-paid job that allowed me to become independent and move out my parents' house.
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independizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to grant independence to
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to become independent
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independizar
transitive verb
to make independent
pronominal verb
independizarse to become independent;de of; gain independence;de from
el país se independizó en 1962 the country became independent in 1962; the country gained independence in 1962; independizarse económicamente to become economically independent; independizarse de los padres to become independent from one's parents
Chechenia y su deseo de independizarse de Rusia .Al independizarse el país en 1962, Zerual recibió una formación militar no pueden independizarse de su familia ni vivir autónomamente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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