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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to scatter)
a. diseminar
Mosquitoes disseminate the dengue virus.Los mosquitos diseminan el virus del dengue.
2. (to promulgate)
a. difundir
The reporter reprimanded the candidate for disseminating lies.El reportero reprendió al candidato por difundir mentiras.
b. divulgar
The government used social media to disseminate warnings about the coming storm.El gobierno utilizó las redes sociales para divulgar avisos sobre la tormenta que se aproxima.
c. propagar
The organization exists to disseminate ideas of acceptance and tolerance of other human beings.La organización existe para propagar ideas sobre la aceptación y tolerancia de otros seres humanos.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. propagar, difundir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. propagarse, difundirse
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disseminate [dɪˈsemɪneɪt]
transitive verb
[+information] divulgar; difundir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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