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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to manage)
a. administrar
Now that her father is sick, Ruth administers his finances.Ahora que el padre de Ruth está enfermo, ella administra sus finanzas.
b. dirigir
The CEO administers the company with the help of the other senior officers.El director ejecutivo dirige la empresa con la ayuda de los otros directivos.
2. (to put into effect)
a. administrar
The judge is ultimately the one in charge of administering justice.El juez es, en última instancia, el encargado de administrar justicia.
b. aplicar
There are schools that still administer corporal punishment to their students.Existen escuelas que siguen aplicando castigos corporales a sus alumnos.
3. (to give)
a. administrar
The nurse went around administering medications to the patients on her floor.La enfermera hizo una ronda para administrar los medicamentos a los pacientes de su piso.
4. (to present officially)
a. tomar (oath)
The officer of the court administered the oath to Julie before she testified.El oficial del tribunal tomó el juramento de Julie antes de que ella testificara.
b. administrar
The test will be administered by a trained member of the staff.La prueba será administrada por un miembro capacitado del personal.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (estate, funds)
a. administrar, dirigir
2. (give; punishment)
a. aplicar
3. (blow)
a. propinar
4. (medication)
a. administrar
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administer [ədˈmɪnɪstəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (manage) [+company, estate, funds, finances] administrar; [+country] gobernar
2 (dispense) [+medicine, sacrament] administrar; [+justice, laws, punishment] administrar; aplicar
to administer an oath to sb tomar juramento a algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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