expound
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expound
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to present)
a. exponer
The artist expounded his ideas about visual art and social progress.El artista expuso sus ideas sobre el arte visual y el progreso social.
b. explicar
The professor expounded her new theory on the nexus of corruption and governance.La profesora explicó su nueva teoría sobre el nexo de la corrupción y la gobernanza.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to comment; often used with "on")
a. hablar
The priest spent most of his homily expounding on the blessing of acceptance.El sacerdote pasó la mayor parte de su homilía hablando de la bendición de la aceptación.
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expound
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (formal)
a. explicar, dar cuenta de
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expound [ɪksˈpaʊnd]
transitive verb
[+theory, one's views] exponer; explicar
intransitive verb
to expound on sth exponer algo en profundidad
President Bush is expected to expound on his economic philosophy in a speech today
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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