Translation of collocate in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo/ˈkɑːləkeɪt; ˈkɒləkeɪt/
- [Linguistics/Lingüística] to collocate
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- Although there are some neutral descriptive adjectives used with the word, such as 66 year old, disabled, or American, the majority of words collocating with spinster are negative.
- An item that collocates with another is its collocate.
- One aspect of heavy is that it collocates with drinker and smoker (heavy drinker, heavy smoker), but not with eater or spender (* heavy eater, * heavy spender).
noun/nombre/ˈkɑːləkət; ˈkɑːləkeɪt; ˈkɒləkət; ˈkɒləkeɪt/
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