postularse

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postularse(
pohs
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too
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lahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (to be a candidate for; often used with "a" or "para")
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to run for
El senador anunció ayer en rueda de prensa que va a postularse a la presidencia.The senator announced yesterday at a press conference that he is going to run for president.
b. to stand for (United Kingdom)
Todo ciudadano tiene derecho a postularse para un puesto público.All citizens have the right to stand for public office.
postular
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to hypothesize)
a. to postulate
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Mi tesis de grado postula una nueva teoría del desarrollo del lenguaje.My thesis postulates a new language development theory.
b. to put forward
Ya en 1892, el físico neerlandés H. A. Lorentz postuló la hipótesis de la existencia de dichas partículas.As far back as 1892, the Dutch physicist H. A. Lorentz put forward the hypothesis of the existence of said particles.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to suggest)
a. to propose
Nuestro equipo de recursos humanos postuló una iniciativa para reducir el coste de las nuevas contrataciones.Our HR team proposed an initiative to reduce the cost of hiring.
4. (to request)
a. to call for
Los vecinos escribieron una carta postulando la creación de nuevas zonas verdes.The neighbors wrote a letter calling for the creation of new green spaces.
5. (to designate)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to nominate
El partido postulará hoy a su candidato para la alcaldía.The party will nominate its candidate for mayor today.
b. to propose
Queremos postular a la señora Rivera como vicepresidenta de la junta directiva.We would like to propose Ms. Rivera as vice president of the board of directors.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to put in an application for; often used with "para")
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to apply for
Deberías postular para uno de los puestos que quedaron vacantes en mi departamento.You should apply for one of the new vacancies in my department.
7. (to have a collection for; used with "para")
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to collect for
En la puerta de la iglesia había una señora postulando para los pobres de la parroquia.There was a lady at the church door collecting for the poor members of the congregation.
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postular
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (ideas)
a. to call for
2. (candidato)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to nominate
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (en colecta)
a. to collect
4. (para trabajo) (Southern Cone)
a. to apply
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
5. (para cargo) (Southern Cone)
a. to stand, to run
6. (para trabajo)
a. to apply
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postular
transitive verb
1 (defender) [+teoría] to postulate
2 (pedir) to demand; seek
en el artículo postula la reforma de ... in the article he sets out demands for the reform of ...
3 (en colecta) to collect (for charity)
4 (Latinoamérica) (proponer) [+candidato] to nominate
intransitive verb
1 (en colecta) to collect (for charity)
2 (Latinoamérica) to apply;para for
pronominal verb
postularse (Latinoamérica) (Política) to stand
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