modify
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modify(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to alter)
a. modificar
They modified the kitchen design, but it's much worse than the original.Modificaron el diseño de la cocina, pero es mucho peor que el original.
2. (to moderate)
a. moderar
The bankers refused to modify their demands and ended up foreclosing on the mortgage.Los banqueros se negaron a moderar sus exigencias y terminaron por ejecutar la hipoteca.
3. (grammar)
a. modificar
Adjectives are used to modify nouns.Los adjetivos se usan para modificar a los sustantivos.
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modify
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. modificar
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modify [ˈmɒdɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
1 (change) modificar
2 (moderate) moderar
3 (Ling) modificar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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