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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to silver-plate
El joyero se dedica a platear bisutería y objetos de cobre.The jeweler silver-plates imitation jewelry and copper objects.
b. to silver
Los anillos quedaron como nuevos después de platearlos.The rings looked brand new after silvering them.
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transitive verb
1 (Técnica) to silver-plate; silver
2 (Centroamérica) (México) to sell; turn into money
intransitive verb
to turn silver
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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