interceptar
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to stop)
a. to block
El defensa logró interceptar el balón antes de otra anotación.The defense was able to block the ball before another goal was scored.
b. to intercept
La policía interceptó a los ladrones que intentaban salir de la ciudad en el auto robado.The police intercepted the thieves who were trying to leave the city in the stolen car.
2. (to interrupt)
a. to intercept
El espía interceptó una llamada que amenazaba la seguridad nacional.The spy intercepted a call that threatened national security.
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interceptar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (detener)
a. to intercept
2. (obstruir)
a. to block
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interceptar
transitive verb
1 [+correspondencia, misil, balón] to intercept
2 (Automóviles) [+tráfico] to stop; hold up; [+carretera] to block; cut off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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