prorrogar

prorrogar(
proh
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rroh
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gahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to prolong)
a. to extend
Decidimos prorrogar el plazo del contrato por seis meses más.We decided to extend the term of the agreement for six more months.
2. (to move back)
a. to postpone
El profesor prorrogó la fecha para entregar el trabajo final.The professor postponed the due date for the final paper.
b. to defer
La junta prorrogó las elecciones debido a la falta de quórum.The board deferred the election due to lack of quorum.
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prorrogar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (alargar)
a. to extend
2. (aplazar)
a. to defer, to postpone
prorrogar
transitive verb
[+período] to extend; [+decisión] to defer; postpone; [+sesión] to prorogue; adjourn; (Mil) to defer; (Jur) to grant a stay of execution to
prorrogamos una semana las vacaciones we extended our holiday by a week; no les prorrogaron el contrato their contract was not extended
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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