originate
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to begin)
a. originarse
No one can remember where the custom originated.Nadie recuerda dónde se originó la costumbre.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to create)
a. crear
He broke away from the group to originate his own style.Se independizó del grupo para crear su propio estilo.
b. producir
It is quite an achievement to originate a work of fiction.Producir una obra de ficción es un logro nada despreciable.
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originate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. crear, promover
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. originarse
to originate from…proceder de…
to originate in…nacer en
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originate [əˈrɪdʒɪneɪt]
transitive verb
producir; originar; [+person] idear; crear;
intransitive verb
to originate (from or in) originarse (en); tener su origen (en); (begin) empezar (en or con); where did the fire originate? ¿dónde se originó el incendio?; these oranges originate from Israel estas naranjas son de Israel; where do you originate from? ¿de dónde eres?; with whom did the idea originate? ¿quién tuvo la idea primero?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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