Translation of commute in Spanish:
- 1.1 (reduce)(sentence/punishment)the death sentence was commuted to one of life imprisonment1.2 (change, convert) [formal] (payment)to commute somethingle conmutaron la pena de muerte por la de cadena perpetua
into/ forsomethingconmutar algo poralgoExample sentences
- Under these conditions, direct labor service duties were commuted for money payments.
- Many of these men were probably employed in respect of lands who had commuted their military obligation for cash, although others were employed entirely in their own right.
- Landlords had commuted most labor rents and rents in kind into contractual money rents by around 1600.
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