oficiar
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oficiar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to conduct)
a. to officiate at
Fue la primera vez que el sacerdote ofició un funeral.It was the first time that the priest officiated at a funeral.
2. (to conduct a mass)
a. to celebrate
El padre Lorenzo oficiará la misa del domingo.Father Lorenzo will celebrate the Sunday mass.
3. (to notify)
a. to inform
Me oficiaron que me otorgaron la visa.They informed me that my visa has been granted.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to conduct)
a. to officiate
El sacerdote que ofició en nuestra boda es amigo nuestro.The priest that officiated at our wedding is a friend of ours.
5. (to behave as; used with "de")
a. to act as
Mis vecinos tuvieron una disputa. Yo oficié de mediador y lo resolvieron.My neighbors had a dispute. I acted as mediator and they solved it.
b. to officiate as
Uno de los generales ofició de juez en la corte marcial.One of the generals officiated as judge at the court martial.
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oficiar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (misa)
a. to celebrate
2. (ceremonia)
a. to officiate at
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (sacerdote)
a. to officiate
oficiar deto act as
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oficiar
transitive verb
1 (Religión) [+misa] to celebrate; [+funeral, boda] to conduct; officiate at
2 (informar) to inform officially
intransitive verb
1 (Religión) to officiate
2
oficiar de to officiate as; act as
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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