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militate

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪləteɪt; ˈmɪlɪteɪt/

Translation of militate in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [formal] this problem militates against his chances of success este problema incide negativamente en sus posibilidades de éxito this evidence militates against the conspiracy theory estas pruebas van en contra de or contradicen la teoría de una conspiración it militates in favor of their victory es un factor a su favor, aumenta sus posibilidades de ganar

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