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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (no aceptar)
a. to reject
2. (oferta)
a. to turn down
el gobierno rechazó las acusaciones de corrupciónthe government rejected o denied the accusations of corruption
3. (repeler; a una persona)
a. to push away
4. (military)
a. to drive back, to repel
5. (medicine)
a. to reject
6. (sports)
a. to clear
el portero rechazó la pelota y la mandó fuerathe goalkeeper tipped the ball out of play
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transitive verb
1 [+persona] to push away; [+ataque] to repel; beat off; [+enemigo] to drive back
2 [+acusación, idea] to reject; [+oferta] to turn down; refuse; [+tentación] to resist
3 [+luz] to reflect; [+agua] to throw off
4 (Med) [+órgano] to reject
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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