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paralyze

Pronunciation: /ˈpærəlaɪz/

Translation of paralyze in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] paralizar* she is paralyzed from the waist down está paralizada or es paralítica de la cintura para abajo 1.2 (make inactive, powerless) [person/industry/economy] paralizar* he stood paralyzed with fear se quedó paralizado de miedo

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