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animate

Translation of animate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈænəmeɪt; ˈænɪmeɪt/
  • 1.1 (enliven) animar
    Example sentences
    • His inspired perspective has animated prophets and artists and dreamers down through the centuries.
    • It is the breath of life and the inward light that animates the human body and inspires the human soul.
    • Perhaps it is hardships and the thrill of risk that animate life most fully, and perhaps it is freedom that binds.
    1.2 [Cinema/Cine] [cartoons/drawings] animar
    Example sentences
    • Most people know Disney's Snow White as the first animated feature film.
    • In some ways Pocahontas is a natural extension of previous Disney animated films like The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast.
    • I liked Tarzan, but there hasn't been a truly great Disney animated film that didn't come from Pixar since The Lion King.

adjective/adjetivo

/ˈænəmət; ˈænɪmət/

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