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intensify
also: -fies, -fying, -fied
American English: /ɪnˈtɛnsəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ɪnˈtɛnsɪfʌɪ/

Translation of intensify in Spanish:

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • (pain)
    agudizarse
    hacerse más intenso
    (search)
    intensificarse
    (fighting)
    recrudecer
    Example sentences
    • Still, analysts said it may need to expand overseas as competition intensified.
    • The place to be these days is in one of the accession countries, as the focus on EU enlargement begins to intensify.
    • A rush of warmth flowed through his body, and it quickly began to intensify, growing searingly hot.

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