resaltar

resaltar(
rreh
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sahl
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tahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be notable)
a. to stand out
Resalta sobre el resto, no solo por su talento, sino también por su compromiso.He stands out from the crowd thanks not just to his talent, but also to his dedication.
2. (to stick out)
a. to jut out
Los tepuis de Venezuela resaltan del paisaje a su alrededor.The tepuis of Venezuela jut out from the surrounding landscape.
b. to project
Una plataforma de vidrio resalta de la Torre Willis en Chicago.A glass platform projects from Willis Tower in Chicago.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to underscore)
a. to highlight
El profesor resaltó la importancia de estudiar regularmente.The teacher highlighted the importance of studying regularly.
b. to emphasize
El autor resaltó las consecuencias negativas de la Revolución Industrial.The author emphasized the negative consequences of the Industrial Revolution.
c. to emphasise (United Kingdom)
Me gustaría resaltar los aspectos positivos de la disciplina.I would like to emphasise the positive aspects of discipline.
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resaltar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (destacar)
a. to stand out
2. (en edificios; balcón)
a. to stick out
3. (decoración)
a. to stand out
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (destacar)
a. to highlight
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resaltar
intransitive verb
1 (destacarse) to stand out
lo escribí en mayúsculas para que resaltara I wrote it in capitals to make it stand out; entre sus cualidades resalta su elegancia her most striking quality is her elegance; hacer resaltar algo to set sth off; to highlight sth; este maquillaje hace resaltar sus delicadas facciones this makeup sets off her delicate features; la encuesta hace resaltar el descontento con el sistema educativo the survey highlights the dissatisfaction with the education system
2 (sobresalir) to jut out; project
transitive verb
(destacar) to highlight
el conferenciante resaltó el problema del paro the speaker highlighted the problem of unemployment; quiero resaltar la dedicación de nuestros empleados I would like to draw particular attention to the dedication of our staff
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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