otorgar

otorgar(
oh
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tohr
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gahr
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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 bestow)
a. to grant
El consejo del pueblo otorgó el contrato a G&G Construction.The town council granted the contract to G&G Construction.
b. to confer (a title, authority)
El comité otorga las facultades necesarias a la administradora para la aplicación de los reglamentos.The committee confers the necessary authority on the administrator for the enforcement of regulations.
c. to award (a prize)
Le otorgaron el mayor honor de su país.They awarded her their country's greatest honor.
d. to give
La licencia de conducir me otorga el derecho de conducir un coche.My driver's license gives me the right to drive a car.
2. (legal)
a. to execute
Se reunieron ante un notario para otorgar el contrato.They appeared before a notary to execute the contract.
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otorgar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (favor, petición)
a. to grant
2. (honor, título)
a. to confer
3. (premio, beca)
a. to award, to present
4. (law)
a. to execute
otorgar
transitive verb
1 (conceder) [+privilegio, ayuda, independencia, permiso] to grant;a to; [+premio] to award;a to; [+poderes, título] to confer;a on; [+esfuerzo, tiempo] to devote;a to;
2 (Jur) (ejecutar) to execute; [+testamento] to make;
3 (consentir en) to consent to; agree to
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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