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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "socialise."
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to mingle)
a. alternar
As a manager, it is best that you don't socialize with your employees.Como gerente, es mejor que no alternes con tus empleados.
b. salir
You might do better in school if you spent more time studying than socializing with your friends.Te iría mejor en la escuela si pasaras más tiempo estudiando en vez de salir con tus amigos.
c. charlar
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
I'm sorry, but I'm so busy with work that I have very little time to socialize.Lo siento, pero estoy tan ocupado con el trabajo que no tengo mucho tiempo para charlar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (psychology)
a. socializar
It is important to socialize children from a young age to ensure the development of their social skills.Es importante socializar a los niños desde una temprana edad para el buen desarrollo de sus habilidades sociales.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. alternar
to socialize with somebodytener trato or alternar con alguien
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socialize [ˈsəʊʃəlaɪz]
transitive verb
intransitive verb
alternar; salir
you should socialize more deberías alternar or salir más; we don't socialize much these days últimamente no alternamos or salimos mucho
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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