purport

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purport(
puhr
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port
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to profess; often used with "to")
a. pretender
I got a call from a man purporting to be from my bank.Recibí una llamada de un hombre que pretendía ser de mi banco.
The defendant purports that he only stole the car because his cat told him to.El acusado pretende que solo robó el carro porque su gato le dijo que lo hiciera.
b. afirmar
Their advice is not as impartial as they purport it to be.Sus consejos no son tan imparciales como ellos afirman que son.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(meaning)
a. el significado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The purport of these events only later became clear.El significado de estos sucesos solo empezó a verse posteriormente.
b. el sentido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It took a few moments for us to understand the purport of her statement.Tardamos unos momentos en comprender el sentido de su declaración.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(purpose)
a. el propósito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The purport of this chapter is to discuss the concept of development.El propósito del presente capítulo consiste en analizar el concepto de desarrollo.
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purport
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el sentido m, significado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to purport to be somethingpretender ser algo
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purport
noun
[ˈpɜːpət]
1 (meaning) significado (m); sentido (m)
2 (purpose) intención (f)
transitive verb
[pɜːˈpɔːt]
to purport to be pretender ser
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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