unite
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unite(
yu
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nayt
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to unify)
a. unirse
The residents united and prevented the corporation from building a dangerous factory in their town.Los residentes se unieron e impidieron que la empresa construyese una fábrica peligrosa en su ciudad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to unify)
a. unir
She united the two parts of wood and finished constructing the shelf.Ella unió las dos partes de la madera y terminó la construcción del estante.
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unite
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. unir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. unirse
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unite [juːˈnaɪt]
transitive verb
(join) [+people, organizations] unir; [+parts of country] unificar; unir
we need someone capable of uniting the party the principles and beliefs that unite us a plan to unite the Church of England and the Methodists Pontiac decided to unite all the tribes against the British Arafat is unique in that he can unite the many warring factions within the PLO he attempted to unite Brittany under his rule the Visigoths, the first people to unite the Iberian peninsula
intransitive verb
unirse
to unite against sb unirse para hacer frente a algn
we should unite against the common enemy
we must unite in defence of our rights debemos unirnos para defender nuestros derechos
they encouraged small landowners to unite in the patriotic struggle to free Vietnam some of their leading inhabitants were beginning to unite in response to the British threat it is imperative for constitutionalists to unite in defence of parliamentary independence
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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