infectarse
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infectarse(
eem
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fehk
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tahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get an infection)
a. to become infected
Los vendajes son asépticos para que la herida no se infecte.The bandages are aseptic so that the wound does not become infected.
infectar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (medicine)
a. to infect
El virus del ébola infectó a una enfermera en España.A nurse in Spain was infected by the ebola virus.
3. (computing)
a. to infect
¿Crees que fue ese enlace lo que infectó mi computadora?Do you think it was that link that infected my computer?
4. (to corrupt)
a. to pervert
La actitud tóxica de mi madre me infecta cuando estamos juntas y me vuelvo tan crítica como ella.I'm perverted by my mother's toxic attitudes when we are together and I become as judgmental as she is.
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infectar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to infect
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to become infected
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infectar
transitive verb
1 (Med) to infect
2 (pervertir) to pervert; corrupt
pronominal verb
infectarse
1 (Med) to become infected;de with
2 (pervertirse) to become perverted; become corrupted
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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