irrigate

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irrigate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (agriculture)
a. irrigar
The farmer laid down a system of pipes to irrigate his fields.El granjero puso un sistema de tubería para irrigar sus campos.
b. regar
Thanks to all the rain we got this summer, we didn't have to irrigate our cornfields.Gracias a la lluvia que recibimos este verano, no tuvimos que regar nuestros maizales.
2. (medicine)
a. irrigar
To treat sinusitis, we recommend irrigating the nasal cavity with saline solution every morning.Para tratar el sinusitis, se recomienda irrigar la cavidad nasal con solución salina cada mañana.
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irrigate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. regar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
irrigate [ˈɪrɪɡeɪt]
transitive verb
(Agr) [+land, crops] regar; (Med) irrigar
irrigated land tierras (f) de regadío
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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