propulsar

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propulsar(
proh
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pool
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to impel)
a. to propel
Los primeros científicos que propulsaron un cohete lo hicieron usando pólvora.The first scientists who propelled a rocket did it using gunpowder.
b. to drive
La energía eléctrica se está utilizando como alternativa para propulsar vehículos.Electric energy is being used as an alternative to drive vehicles.
2. (to motivate)
a. to promote
Un grupo de padres de familia tiene un proyecto para propulsar el interés por la lectura.A group of parents has a project to promote the interest in reading.
b. to encourage
El equipo de voluntarios busca propulsar programas de salud en comunidades pobres.The team of volunteers is looking to encourage health programs in poor communities.
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propulsar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (vehículo)
a. to propel
2. (plan, actividad)
a. to promote
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propulsar
transitive verb
1 (Mecánica) [+vehículo] to drive; propel; [+avión, cohete] to propel
2 [+actividad, cambio] to promote; encourage
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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