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American English: /əˈtrækt/
British English: /əˈtrakt/

Translation of attract in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Physics)
    Example sentences
    • The strong force also attracts protons to protons or neutrons to neutrons.
    • This is consistent with the fact that matter attracts matter through the gravitational force.
    • The two ions of opposite charge attract each other and an ionic bond is formed.
  • 2 (draw, create)
    to attract somebody's attention
    atraer la atención de alguien
    he does it to attract attention
    lo hace para llamar la atención
    to attract customers or business
    atraer clientes
    the film has attracted the highest praise
    la película ha sido objeto de los mayores elogios
    it attracts a higher rate of interest
    devenga un interés más alto
    Example sentences
    • And Britain continues to lead its Continental rivals in attracting foreign investment.
    • The Lake District attracts thousands of foreign visitors each year.
    • Ireland's success in attracting foreign investment is largely because of its low corporation tax rates.
    Example sentences
    • The blunt message attracted a mixed reaction.
    • Each year the exhibition attracts widespread media attention.
    • The police report has attracted widespread media attention in Texas over the last couple of days.
  • 3 (interest) I'm not very attracted to the idea
    la idea no me atrae demasiado
    I don't feel attracted to him
    no me atrae
    no siento atracción por él

intransitive verb

  • atraerse
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