nourish
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nourish(
nuh
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rihsh
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give nutrients)
a. nutrir
Milk nourishes your body by fortifying your bones with important minerals.La leche nutre al cuerpo fortaleciendo los huesos con minerales importantes.
Night creams are designed to moisturize and nourish your skin while you sleep.Las cremas de noche están diseñadas para hidratar y nutrir tu piel mientras duermes.
b. alimentar
Breast milk is a natural way to nourish your baby.La leche materna es una forma natural de alimentar a tu bebé.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to foster)
a. abrigar
Jason nourished an artistic movement that would inspire the whole world.Jason abrigó un movimiento artístico que inspiraría al mundo entero.
b. nutrir
Pedro's win in the elections nourished his ambition to become a very powerful man.Su triunfo en las elecciones nutrió la ambición de Pedro de convertirse en un hombre muy poderoso.
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nourish
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person, animal)
a. nutrir, alimentar
2. (feeling, hope)
a. abrigar, albergar
to be well nourishedestar bien alimentado(a)
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nourish [ˈnʌrɪʃ]
transitive verb
1 alimentar; nutrir
to nourish sb on sth alimentar a algn con algo
2 fomentar; nutrir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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