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compress

Translation of compress in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/kəmˈpres/
  • 1.1 (reduce) comprimir; [text] condensarto compress sth into sth it is compressed into solid blocks se comprime hasta formar bloques compactos he compressed the speech into a short article escribió un breve artículo en el que se condensaba el discurso
    Example sentences
    • They can be compressed into nine critical questions.
    Example sentences
    • Often, large files are compressed to reduce downloading time.
    • The files are automatically compressed so they're small enough to send via email.
    • Without a second thought, you'd probably compress the file and send it off.
    1.2 [Computing/Informática] comprimir

noun/nombre

/ˈkɑːmpres; ˈkɒmpres/

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