intoxicate
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intoxicate [ɪnˈtɒksɪkeɪt]
transitive verb
1 [+alcohol] embriagar; [+poison] intoxicar
2 [+victory, success, beauty] embriagar (literary)
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intoxicar
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (medicine)
a. to poison
Los médicos acusan a las tabacaleras de estar intoxicando a la población.Doctors accuse cigarette companies of poisoning the population.
2. (to deceive)
a. to mislead
Algunas personas se dedican a intoxicar a la opinión pública.Some people are into misleading public opinion.
intoxicarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (medicine)
a. to get food poisoning
Comí marisco que llevaba mucho tiempo en el refrigerador y creo que por eso me intoxiqué.I ate seafood that had been ages in the refrigerator and I think that's why I got food poisoning.
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intoxicar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to poison
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to poison oneself
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intoxicar
transitive verb
1 (Med) to poison
2 (Política) to indoctrinate
pronominal verb
intoxicarse
1 (Med) (con sustancia tóxica) to be poisoned
obreros intoxicados por el pentaclorato de fenol se intoxican los ecosistemas y los recursos dejan de ser útiles
(con alimentos) to get food poisoning
2 (con drogas) to drug o.s.
Cerca de 500 mil personas se drogan con heroína, un millón absorbe alucinógenos y aproximadamente seis millones se intoxican con medicamentos, somníferos, tranquilizantes o sedantes
(con alcohol) to get intoxicated
Siempre tenemos la idea que.. nos intoxicamos más en los restaurantes, en las comidas, en las bodas.. No es cierto,donde más se intoxica la gente es en la propia casa
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