reinar

reinar(
rrey
-
nahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to govern)
a. to reign
El rey Ricardo III de Inglaterra reinó desde 1483 hasta 1485.King Richard III of England reigned from 1483 to 1485.
b. to rule
La dinastía Qin reinó por quince años.The Qin dynasty ruled for fifteen years.
2. (to predominate)
a. to prevail
El bombardeo aéreo finalmente terminó, y reinó el silencio.The air raid finally ended and silence prevailed.
b. to reign
Cuando se disparó la alarma contra incendios, reinó el caos.Chaos reigned when the fire alarm went off.
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reinar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (gobernar)
a. to reign
2. (caos, confusión, pánico)
a. to reign
el silencio reinó en la sala durante varios minutosthe hall fell completely silent for several minutes
en esta casa reina la alegríaeveryone is always happy in this house
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reinar
intransitive verb
1 [+rey, reina] to reign; rule
2 [+caos, confusión, paz] to reign
reina una confusión total total confusion reigns; there is total confusion; entre la población reinaba el descontento there was widespread discontent among the population; reinan las bajas temperaturas there are low temperatures everywhere; low temperatures prevail everywhere
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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