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American English: /ˈfərnɪʃ/
British English: /ˈfəːnɪʃ/

Translation of furnish in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    Example sentences
    • They didn't buy any more furniture for the living room or extra bedrooms because furnishing the baby's room was the most important thing on their list.
    • In furnishing the house, Rose tended to focus on one room at a time, usually using a different wood for each - ash, oak, cherry, or sycamore.
    • Anticipating Emma's return at Christmas, she had begun furnishing a room of the house as a child's nursery.
    also: furnished past participle
    amoblado (Latin America)
    the house is being let fully furnished
    la casa se alquila con mobiliario completo
  • 2 (supply) [formal] to furnish somebody with something
    (with information/details)
    proporcionarle or facilitarle algo a alguien
    (with food/weapons)
    proveer a alguien de algo
    suministrarle algo a alguien
    we furnished them with the necessary information
    les proporcionamos or les facilitamos la información necesaria
    Example sentences
    • The chronology section in this volume is less detailed that the one in the Source book but furnishes enough information to allow the reader to grasp the outline of Wesley's biography.
    • This ancient Middle Eastern source furnished the basis for classical Greek medical and philosophical theories of hysteria.
    • But even yet the discovery of the cholera bacillus is important, as furnishing an aid in diagnosis which would facilitate the detection of the first case occurring in a district, and the adoption of measures to prevent its spread.
    Example sentences
    • Crawford furnished News Central with typewriters, telephones, teletype machines, office supplies, coffee, and soft drinks, and provided reporters with press kits, passes, and convenient darkroom facilities.
    • It furnished them with elegantly prepared meals (in contrast to the work camps, which still oblige laborers to sling their own hash), and it shifted the focus from hard labor to cultural exchange.
    • And, of course, it makes the obvious point that, like it or not, we have furnished Al-Quaeda with photos for their recruitment brochures for decades.
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