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Pronunciation: /braʊz/

Translation of browse in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (look) mirar ([ en una tienda, catálogo etc ]) can I help you? — I'm just browsing, thank you ¿qué desea? — nada, gracias, estoy mirando or curioseando feel free to come in and browse (around) pasen y miren, sin ningún compromisoto browse through sth she was browsing through the records/a magazine estaba echando un vistazo a los discos/hojeando una revista
  • 2 (feed) [cow/deer] pacer* to browse on sth alimentarse de algo
    Example sentences
    • In addition to consuming leaf litter and propagules, grapsoid crabs also browse directly on mangrove vegetation.
    • African rhinos tend to feed low to the ground whereas Asian rhinos usually browse on leaves.
    • As the days cooled and shortened, Jock and Fly climbed the great hill through the lowering mists into the sunlight where harrier hawks and eaglets soared and Cheviot sheep browsed in this brilliant air.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [Computing/Informática] explorar
    Example sentences
    • Beneath the lush canopy of a huge tree near the University Office at Palayam, people are lazily browsing through books and magazines.
    • Start by browsing through magazines, home design catalogs and books, and visiting model homes.
    • Laurie explains that it was while they were browsing through magazines and looking for a suitable property that she cottoned on to the fact that property was - and still is - so much cheaper in France.


  • (no plural/sin plural) we had a browse around the antique shops estuvimos curioseando por las tiendas de antigüedades I had a browse through the brochure le eché una ojeada al folleto, hojeé el folleto

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