dilate

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dilate(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to become open)
a. dilatarse
The cervix has to dilate before birth.El cérvix tiene que dilatarse antes del parto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to open)
a. dilatar
The ophthalmologist dilated my eyes so I have to wear sunglasses for a few hours.El oftalmólogo me dilató los ojos así que tengo que usar gafas de sol unas cuantas horas.
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dilate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. dilatar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. dilatarse
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dilate [daɪˈleɪt]
intransitive verb
1 [+veins, pupils, cervix] dilatarse
2 (expatiate)
to dilate (up)on sth explayarse sobre algo
lay theologians habituated to dilating on the merits of godly monetarism
transitive verb
dilatar
her pupils were dilated tenía las pupilas dilatadas
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