bequeath
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bequeath(
bih
-
kwith
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to leave to)
a. legar
Pedro's uncle bequeathed him his collection of antique watches.El tío de Pedro le legó su colección de relojes antiguos.
The millionaire bequeathed her mansion to the state.La millonaria legó su mansión al estado.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to pass down)
a. legar
Rumba is a beautiful tradition that the elders must bequeath to the younger generations.La rumba es una hermosa tradición que los mayores deben legar a las generaciones más jóvenes.
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bequeath
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (formal)
a. legar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
bequeath [bɪˈkwiːð]
transitive verb
legar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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