retoñar
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retoñar(
rreh
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toh
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nyahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (botany)
a. to sprout
Los arbustos en el jardín ya retoñaron.The bushes in the front yard have sprouted again.
El árbol empezó a retoñar al llegar la primavera.The tree started to sprout when spring began.
b. to shoot
Hemos tenido un invierno duro, así que la planta está muerta y no volverá a retoñar.The winter was very harsh, so the plant is dead and won't shoot again.
2. (to recur)
a. to reappear
El dolor de cabeza retoñó con el cambio de estaciones.My headache reappeared during the change of seasons.
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retoñar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (planta)
a. to sprout, to shoot
2. (situación, problema)
a. to reappear
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retoñar
transitive verb
1 (Botánica) to sprout; shoot
2 (reaparecer) to reappear; recur
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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