apercibir
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apercibir(
ah
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pehr
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see
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beer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to caution)
a. to warn
Los restaurantes que no pasen la inspección inicial serán multados y apercibidos.Restaurants that don't pass the initial inspection will be fined and warned.
b. to give a warning to
El policía de tránsito apercibió a Liz por no tener su seguro de automóvil al día.The traffic police gave Liz a warning for not having her car insurance up to date.
apercibirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to realize)
a. to notice
Martha se puso nerviosa cuando se apercibió de la presencia de su exnovio en la fiesta.Martha got nervous when she noticed her ex-boyfriend was at the party.
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apercibir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (reprender, advertir)
a. to reprimand, to give a warning to
2. (law)
a. to issue with a warning
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
apercibirse de algoto notice something
no se apercibió de mi llegadahe didn't notice my arrival
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apercibir
transitive verb
1 (preparar) to prepare; (proveer) to furnish
con los fusiles apercibidos with rifles at the ready
2 (avisar) to warn; advise
3 (Jur) to caution
4 (ver) to notice; see
5 [+error etc]
pronominal verb
apercibirse to prepare; prepare o.s.; get ready;para for
apercibirse de (proveerse) to provide o equip o.s. with; (percibir) to notice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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