sellar

sellar(
seh
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yahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to mark with stamp)
a. to stamp
Cuando llegues a la frontera te van a sellar el pasaporte.Your passport will be stamped when you get to the border.
2. (to close with wax seal)
a. to seal
Antes se sellaban las cartas con lacre.People used to seal letters with sealing wax.
3. (to close)
a. to seal
Hay que sellar esa ventana con silicona.We need to seal that window with silicone.
b. to seal off
Sellaron todas las entradas para evitar el acceso.All the entrances were sealed off to prevent access.
c. to keep sealed
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Hay que sellar los labios y no decir nada.You need to keep your lips sealed and say nothing.
4. (to end)
a. to seal
Falta una firma para sellar el trato.We need a signature in order to seal the deal.
b. to conclude
Esta tarde hemos sellado el contrato de compraventa.We concluded the sales contract this afternoon.
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sellar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (timbrar)
a. to stamp
2. (lacrar)
a. to seal
3. (pacto, labios)
a. to seal
sellar
transitive verb
1 (poner sello en) [+documento oficial] to seal; [+pasaporte, visado] to stamp
2 (marcar) to brand
3 (cerrar) [+pacto, labios] to seal; [+urna, entrada] to seal up; [+calle] to seal off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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