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glean
American English: /ɡlin/
British English: /ɡliːn/

Translation of glean in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Agriculture)
    Example sentences
    • Third, commoning is a collective endeavor as depicted, for example, in the many paintings of gleaning the harvest.
    • In the open-field areas of northern France they could glean after harvest and their cattle could graze on the stubble.
    • They were not to glean their fields for stray grain, nor harvest the corners.
  • 2 (collect)
    (information/knowledge/facts)
    recoger
    cosechar
    to glean something from something/somebodyfigures gleaned from the official year book
    cifras extraídas del anuario oficial
    we can glean some hope from what he told us
    lo que nos dijo es bastante esperanzador
    I gleaned from her that …
    de lo que dijo deduje que …
    Example sentences
    • Much information is gleaned from secondary sources or has been covered in more detail elsewhere by previous authors.
    • Most of her war information is gleaned from her twice-weekly phone chats with her husband.
    • Information was gleaned from operating reports dictated for the surgical procedures and available for review.
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