ponderar
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ponderar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to express strong approval of)
a. to praise
El jefe ponderó nuestra presentación y nos felicitó.Our boss praised our presentation and congratulated us.
b. to speak highly of
¿Leíste la última novela de Muslip? En esta reseña la ponderan mucho.Have you read Muslip's latest novel? It's spoken highly of in this review.
2. (to judge)
a. to weigh up
La empresa está ponderando dos estrategias alternativas para resolver el conflicto.The company is weighing up two alternative strategies to resolve the conflict.
b. to consider
¿Qué factores se ponderan al decidir a quién se otorga el premio?Which factors are considered when deciding who the prize will be awarded to?
3. (mathematics)
a. to weight
Es necesario aplicar un procedimiento para ponderar el porcentaje de supervivencia por grupos.A procedure should be applied in order to weight the percentage of survival per group.
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ponderar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (alabar)
a. to praise
2. (considerar)
a. to consider, to weigh up
3. (en estadística)
a. to weight
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ponderar
transitive verb
1 (alabar) to praise highly; speak highly of
ponderar algo a algn to speak warmly of sth to sb; tell sb how good sth is; le ponderan de inteligente they speak highly of his intelligence
2 (considerar) to weigh up; consider
3 (Estadística) to weight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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