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emanate

Pronunciation: /ˈeməneɪt/

Translation of emanate in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to emanate from sth [gas/light/sound] emanar de algo [ideas/suggestions] provenir* or proceder de algo
    Example sentences
    • You use very distinct and textured musical scores that seem to emanate from the actual source.
    • The advantage of this approach is that the entire wave field emanating from a seismic source can be considered.
    • A portrait bust of George Gershwin is shown on a pedestal, and dance music emanates from an unseen source.
    Example sentences
    • The concept of world-woman or world spirit emanates from a humble origin - the roots of African American culture that value community and interpersonal relations as measures of success.
    • What if I said they all happened to have originally emanated from the Land Down Under?
    • We are aware that the earth and the moon emanated from their original star, the sun.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [charm/hostility] emanar
    Example sentences
    • Gord Downie is one of the few songwriters whose lyrics still emanate the qualities of poetry and Downie's literary allusions are many.
    • After a while, she stood up and walked toward the woman, her face emanating an intense feeling of sorrow yet of anger as well.
    • From these and Harms's other works, there emanates a feeling of exuberance, self-deprecating humor and cheerful absurdity.

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