A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to give)
a. to provide
El estado de bienestar social proporciona a todos los ciudadanos con servicios de salud.The welfare state provides all its citizens with health care services.
b. to supply
La presa proporciona agua y electricidad a toda esta región.The dam supplies water and electricity to this whole region.
2. (to adjust)
a. to adapt
Los arquitectos deben proporcionar sus planos a las normas del estado.The architects must adapt their blueprints to state regulations.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (facilitar)
proporcionar algo a alguiento provide somebody with something
2. (producir)
esta empresa sólo proporciona disgustosthis company causes nothing but trouble
esta música proporciona paz y tranquilidadthis music produces a sensation of peace and tranquility
3. (ajustar)
proporcionar algo a algoto adapt something to something
transitive verb
1 (dar) to supply; provide
proporcionar dinero a algn to supply sb with money; esto le proporciona una renta anual de ... this brings him in a yearly income of ...; esto proporciona mucho encanto a la narración this lends o gives great charm to the story; su tío le proporcionó el puesto his uncle found him the job; his uncle helped him into o helped him get the job
2 (adaptar) to adjust; adapt;a to
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