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precipitate

A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (chemistry)
a. el precipitado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The reaction causes the formation of a precipitate.La reacción causa la formación de un precipitado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to hasten)
a. precipitar
Several bad decisions precipitated the failure of the company.Varias malas decisiones precipitaron la quiebra de la empresa.
b. provocar
The criminal's pride precipitated his demise.La soberbia del criminal provocó su perdición.
3. (to hurl)
a. precipitar
The revolution precipitated the country into chaos.La revolución precipitó el país en el caos.
b. sumir
The extreme dissatisfaction with the government precipitated the country into a crisis.El descontento extremo con el gobierno sumió al país en una crisis.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (hurried)
a. precipitado
This situation calls for careful consideration rather than precipitate action.Esta situación requiere consideración prudente en vez de acción precipitada.
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precipitate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (chemistry)
a. el precipitado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (formal)
a. precipitado(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (hasten)
a. precipitar
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precipitate
[prɪˈsɪpɪtɪt]
adjective
precipitado; apresurado
[prɪˈsɪpɪteɪt]
transitive verb
1 (bring on) precipitar; provocar
an illness precipitated by stress una enfermedad provocada por el estrés; the decision precipitated her resignation la decisión precipitó su dimisión
2 (hurl) lanzar
the civil war precipitated the country into chaos la guerra civil sumió al país en el caos
3 (Chem) precipitar; (Metal) condensar
intransitive verb
[prɪˈsɪpɪteɪt] (Chem) precipitarse; (Metal) condensarse;
[prɪˈsɪpɪtɪt]
noun
(Chem) precipitado (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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