inmovilizar

A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to prevent from moving)
a. to immobilize
El médico inmovilizó el brazo roto de Dani con una escayola.The doctor immobilized Dani's broken arm with a plaster cast.
b. to immobilise (United Kingdom)
El karateca utilizó una técnica para inmovilizar a su oponente.The karate expert used a technique to immobilise his opponent.
2. (to make inactive)
a. to paralyze
El error informático inmovilizó a los empleados porque necesitan Internet para trabajar.The employees were paralyzed by the computer error because they need the Internet to carry out their work.
b. to paralyse (United Kingdom)
Las intensas nevadas inmovilizaron al país durante dos días.The country was paralysed for two days because of the heavy snowfall.
c. to bring to a standstill
El monumento atasco inmovilizó toda la ciudad.The huge traffic jam brought the whole city to a standstill.
3. (financial)
a. to tie up
La compañía telefónica decidió inmovilizar una gran parte de sus fondos en una campaña de expansión.The phone company decided to tie up a large part of its capital in an expansion campaign.
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inmovilizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to immobilize
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inmovilizar
transitive verb
1 [+persona, vehículo] to immobilize
2 (paralizar) to paralyse; bring to a standstill
3 (Economía) [+capital] to tie up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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