Translation of complementary in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːmpləˈmentri; ˌkɒmplɪˈmentri/


  • 1.1 [colors/interests/processes] complementario the two characters are complementary to each other los dos personajes se complementan (entre sí)
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    • As this passage suggests, the argument he is about to undertake is different from, and complementary to, the previous argument concerning the non-contractual aspects of contract.
    • Section five deals with various points of view of the religions and how they are supplementary and complementary to each other.
    • While discovery and choice compete as the basis of identity, knowledge and choice are essentially complementary to each other.
    1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] complementario 1.3 [Biology/Biología] [genes] complementario
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    • By using complementary sequences of DNA molecules that were attached to different nanocrystals, small groupings of gold nanocrystals could be formed.
    • The bottom strand of the substrate is the complementary sequence of the top strand.
    • Specific genes are then identified and quantified by hybridization to a labelled DNA probe of a complementary sequence.

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