utilize
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "utilise."
utilize(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put to use)
a. utilizar
The researchers utilized gene therapy to treat hemophilia.Los investigadores utilizaron la terapia génica para tratar la hemofilia.
b. usar
Humans have utilized forests for different reasons and to different degrees.Los seres humanos han usado los bosques por diferentes motivos y en diferente grado.
c. aprovechar
Windmills utilize wind to generate power.Los molinos aprovechan el viento para generar energía.
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utilize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. utilizar
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utilize [ˈjuːtɪlaɪz]
transitive verb
utilizar; aprovecharse de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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