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American English: /ˈdɔrmənt/
British English: /ˈdɔːm(ə)nt/

Translation of dormant in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1
    Example sentences
    • For decades the old garden had lain dormant and almost forgotten as many others of that period often do.
    • The case had been long dormant for years.
    • Your true ancestry did not disappear, though it lay dormant for many years.
    Example sentences
    • The following method can be used to determine if dormant wheat plants are alive and likely to resume active growth in the spring.
    • Following dispersal from the parent plant, seeds are dormant.
    • So long as those auxin signals move out from the growing tips, few - if any - of the dormant buds on the plant will open up and begin to grow.
    Example sentences
    • Running down each side of the valley are mountain peaks dotted with dormant volcanoes.
    • Fuji is a Japan's highest mountain with a dormant volcano, which most recently erupted in 1708.
    • It's there in the white-clad high priest presiding in the temple at the summit of a dormant volcano.
  • 2 [formal]
    to lie dormant
    permanecer latente
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