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sate

Pronunciation: /seɪt/

Translation of sate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [literary/literario] (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) [appetite/lust] saciar [literary/literario] to be sated with sth estar* ahíto de algo [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • Two years before, he had begun writing to them, asking for photos, information, anything to sate a schoolboy's appetite for space exploration.
    • When you fuel yourself with foods that your body is craving, make a note of how they've sated your appetite or how you felt after eating them.
    • Nuts are high in monounsaturated ‘good’ fats and a handful may sate an overzealous appetite.

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