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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to create)
a. generar
I'm hoping to generate some income by letting out my spare room.Espero poder generar un ingreso alquilando mi cuarto de huéspedes.
b. producir
The wind turbines will generate enough electricity to power 4,000 homes.Las turbinas eólicas producirán suficiente electricidad para abastecer de luz a 4,000 viviendas.
2. (to give rise)
a. generar
The literary contest has generated the interest of many young writers.El concurso literario ha generado el interés de muchos escritores jóvenes.
b. suscitar
The impending visit of the Pope is generating a lot of excitement.La inminente visita del papa está suscitando mucho entusiasmo.
c. provocar
His offensive statements generated a lot of negative reactions among the people.Sus declaraciones ofensivas provocaron muchas reacciones negativas entre la gente.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (electricity, income)
a. generar
2. (reaction, interest)
a. provocar
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generate [ˈdʒenəreɪt]
transitive verb
[+electricity, heat] generar; [+employment, income, wealth, publicity] generar; [+interest] suscitar; generar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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