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transitive verb
1. (to make use of) 
a. to use 
Utiliza la llave de rueda para reemplazar esa llanta ponchada.Use this socket wrench to replace that flat tire.
Los médicos utilizan un sistema para determinar el tratamiento exacto.Doctors utilize a system to determine the exact treatment.
2. (clothing, accessories) 
a. to wear 
En verano, es recomendable utilizar gafas de sol.During summer, wearing sunglasses is recommended.
3. (to abuse) 
Hay que utilizar los beneficios de trabajar con el gobierno.One must take advantage of the benefits of working for the government.
4. (to employ) 
Ahora pueden utilizar la energía solar para crear electricidad.They can now harness solar energy to create electricity.
utilizar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to use 
utilizar
transitive verb
1 (usar) to use; make use of; utilize (formal)
¿qué medio de transporte utilizas? which means of transport do you use?; me dejó utilizar su ordenador she let me use her computer
2 (explotar) [+recursos] to harness; [+desperdicios] to reclaim
Phrases with "utilizar"
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la puedo utilizar
I can use it
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