quintar

quintar(
keen
-
tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(military)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to call up
Miles de jóvenes fueron quintados para el servicio militar.Thousands of youngsters were called up to do military service..
b. to conscript
A Rafa lo quintaron justo antes de la guerra.Rafa was conscripted right before the war.
c. to draft
Lo quintaron cuando tenía 17 años.He was drafted when he was 17.
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quintar
transitive verb
(Mil) to call up; conscript; draft; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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