jubilarse

jubilarse(
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bee
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to stop working)
a. to retire
El Sr. Blanco ya no trabaja aquí; se jubiló el año pasado.Mr. Blanco doesn't work here any more; he retired last year.
2. (to absent oneself)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. to play hooky
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Parece que la hija de los Talavera se jubilaba cada viernes.It seems that the Talaveras' daughter was playing hooky every Friday.
b. to play truant (United Kingdom)
Pedro se jubiló del colegio para ir a la playa.Pedro played truant from school to go to the seaside.
jubilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to oblige to stop working)
a. to retire
Cuando Diego se enfermó, lo jubiló su empresa.When Diego became ill, his company retired him.
b. to pension off
Lo jubilaron de la empresa a la edad de 55 años.The company pensioned him off at the age of 55.
c. to force into retirement
Tendrían que jubilar a este juez por su manifiesta incompetencia.This judge should be forced into retirement for his obvious incompetence.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to discard)
a. to get rid of
¿Por qué no jubilas esos tejanos viejos?Why don't you get rid of those old jeans?
b. to throw out
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No te importa si jubilamos este osito de peluche, ¿verdad?You won't mind if we throw out this teddy bear, will you?
c. to ditch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El carro hace ruidos raros. Creo que es hora de jubilarlo.The car's making strange noises. I think it may be time to ditch it.
d. to dump
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No sé por qué Pilar jubiló a su novio; es tan guapo y tan trabajador.I don't know why Pilar dumped her boyfriend; he's so handsome and hard-working.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (religious)
a. jubilee
El romano pontífice proclamó 1983 año jubilar.The Roman Catholic pope proclaimed 1983 a jubilee year.
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jubilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a.
jubilar a alguien (de)to pension somebody off (from), to retire somebody (from)
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to retire
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jubilar
transitive verb
1 [+trabajador] to pension off; retire
2 (desechar) [+objeto] to discard; [+persona] to put out to grass
pronominal verb
jubilarse
1 [+trabajador] to retire
jubilarse anticipadamente to take early retirement; retire early
Igualmente se potencia que los agricultores [se jubilen anticipadamente] con la finalidad de favorecer el abandono de las tierras de largo tiempo en explotación.
2 (Centroamérica) (hacer novillos) to play truant
3 (Caribe) (instruirse) to gain experience
4 (And) (deteriorarse) to deteriorate; go downhill; (enloquecer) to lose one's head
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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