therefore
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (consequently)
a. por lo tanto
The borrower is unable to repay the loan. Therefore, his assets will be seized.El prestatario no puede pagar el préstamo. Por lo tanto se confiscarán sus bienes.
b. por consiguiente
You said you wanted to buy a house. You should, therefore, start saving.Dijiste que querías comprar una casa. Por consiguiente, deberías empezar a ahorrar.
c. luego (literary)
There aren't enough votes, therefore the motion is not passed.No hay los votos suficientes, luego no se adopta la propuesta.
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therefore
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. por (lo) tanto, por consiguiente
I think, therefore I ampienso, luego existo
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therefore [ˈðɛəfɔːʳ]
adverb
por tanto; por lo tanto
he wanted to become the richest, and therefore the happiest, man in the world quería convertirse en el hombre más rico, y por (lo) tanto más feliz, del mundo; I think, therefore I am pienso, luego existo; therefore X = 4 luego X es igual a 4; (Mat)
We have a growing population and therefore we need more food The smoke detector takes a long time to repond and is therefore completely useless As one grows older all the body processes slow down. Extra vitamins are therefore needed to compensate for this
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "therefore"
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and therefore
y por lo tanto
therefore, she's going to study hard
por lo tanto, va a estudiar mucho
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