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liberate

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liberate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to free)
a. liberar
They were horrified by what they saw when they liberated the prisoners from the Nazi camps.Se horrorizaron por lo que vieron cuando liberaron a los prisioneros de los campos nazis.
b. libertar
Millions of people marched in the streets to try to liberate their country from its oppressive ruler.Millones de personas marcharon por las calles para intentar libertar a su país de su gobernante opresor.
c. poner en libertad
The Civil War was fought in part to liberate the slaves.La guerra de Secesión se libró en parte para poner en libertad a los esclavos.
2. (to release)
a. liberar
This chemical reaction liberates energy in the form of heat and light.Esta reacción química libera energía en forma de calor y luz.
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liberate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. liberar
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liberate [ˈlɪbəreɪt]
transitive verb
(free) liberar; libertar;from de; [+prisoner, slave] poner en libertad; [+gas etc] dejar escapar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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