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regenerate

Pronunciation: /riːˈdʒenəreɪt/

Translation of regenerate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (revive) revitalizar*
    Example sentences
    • Longer term there were plans to regenerate the area with residential, retail and leisure developments.
    • The government's plans to regenerate the area were announced in March last year by Tony Blair and John Prescott.
    • It will help regenerate the area and bring in vast numbers of visitors who will boost the borough's economy.
    1.2 [Biology/Biología] regenerar
    Example sentences
    • The point is that once upon a time we didn't think that brains could regenerate.
    • The researchers identified and harvested stem cells from the brains of adult mice and encouraged them to grow by mimicking the way the brain naturally regenerates.
    • It is possible to split the liver into two segments that can be shared between two recipients because the liver regenerates.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [Biology/Biología] regenerarse

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