halve

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halve(
hahv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to reduce by half)
a. reducir a la mitad
Our goal is to halve carbon dioxide emissions by 2025.Nuestro objetivo es reducir a la mitad las emisiones de dióxido de carbono para 2025.
b. dividir en dos (number)
If you halve number 180, you get two equal parts of 90.Si divides en dos el número 180, obtienes dos partes iguales de 90.
2. (to divide in half)
a. partir por la mitad
We halved the pizza, but there was still more than enough for two.Partimos la pizza por la mitad, pero de todas formas había más que suficiente para dos.
b. partir en dos
Halve the tomatoes and remove the seeds.Parte los tomates en dos y saca las semillas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to be halved)
a. reducirse a la mitad
Since the new speed limit was introduced, the number of road accidents has halved.Desde que se introdujo el nuevo límite de velocidad, el número de accidentes de tráfico se redujo a la mitad.
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halve
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (divide in two)
a. dividir (en dos)
2. (cake, fruit)
a. partir por la mitad
3. (reduce by half)
a. reducir a la mitad
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halve [hɑːv]
transitive verb
(divide) partir por la mitad; partir en dos; (reduce by half) reducir a la mitad;
intransitive verb
reducirse a la mitad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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