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respire

Pronunciation: /rɪˈspaɪr; rɪˈspaɪə(r)/

Translation of respire in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [formal] respirar
    Example sentences
    • Those patients randomized to respire supplemental oxygen during exercise training succeeded in training at higher training intensities than those respiring supplemental air.
    • We do not say that an egg is alive but the creature in the egg is alive in the same way the baby in the womb is alive. For the foetus to be alive it would have to be able to respire, produce young, respond to stimuli, grow, move and urinate.
    • They continue to respire through their lungs (their mouths not being covered by cocoon), though their metabolic rate is greatly reduced.

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