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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to satanize
Desde un principio, la Iglesia Católica satanizó dichos ritos paganos.The Catholic Church satanized those pagan rites since the very beginning.
b. to satanise (United Kingdom)
No hace tanto, el divorcio estaba satanizado incluso en las culturas más avanzadas.Not so long ago, divorce was satanised even in the most advanced cultures.
c. to demonize
Los medios satanizaron al actor después de que salieran a la luz algunos detalles escabrosos de su vida privada.The media demonized the actor after some lurid details of his private life came to light.
d. to demonise (United Kingdom)
Tras la dictadura, la derecha estuvo satanizada durante años en el país.After the dictatorship, the right was demonised for years in the country.
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satanizar
transitive verb
to demonize
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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