vociferar
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vociferar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to boast)
a. to proclaim boastfully
Como Melinda andaba ebria, vociferaba que Amaia no se merecía el ascenso y ella sí.As Melinda was intoxicated, she proclaimed boastfully that Amaia didn't deserve the promotion but she did.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to speak loudly)
a. to shout
Cálmate, ¿quieres? No entiendo ni una palabra de lo que dices cuando vociferas.Calm down, will you? I can't understand a word of what you say when you shout.
b. to yell
¿Pueden dejar de vociferar? ¡Son las 4 am y quiero dormir!Would you stop yelling? It's 4 am and I want to sleep!
c. to vociferate
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La sesión parlamentaria fue harto tensa y los parlamentarios acabaron vociferando.The parliamentary session was very tense, and the members of parliament ended up vociferating.
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vociferar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to shout
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vociferar
transitive verb
1 (gritar) to yell; shout
2 (jactarse) to proclaim boastfully
intransitive verb
to yell; shout; vociferate (formal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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