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locate

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkeɪt; ləʊˈkeɪt/

Translation of locate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (find) [fault/leak] localizar*, ubicar* (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Because forecasters always try to pinpoint the eye of the hurricane, this knowledge will help with locating the exact position and lead to better tracking.
    • As well as tracking all types of electronic transactions, it is able to reconstruct text messages months after they were sent and locate the exact position of users.
    • Although I know several swims well I will always use the plumbing rod to locate the exact positions that I want to fish.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (settle) (American English/inglés norteamericano) establecerse*
    Example sentences
    • On the first point, research shows that taxes are not necessarily the key factor in where people and businesses locate.
    • Look for property data to show special exemptions for new businesses that locate in new residential areas.
    • But the sale of the site and the possibility of new businesses locating on Swindon Road could inject some much needed capital into the local economy.

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