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stimulate
American English: /ˈstɪmjəˌleɪt/
British English: /ˈstɪmjʊleɪt/

Translation of stimulate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (organism/nerves/circulation)
    Example sentences
    • Intrauterine devices work primarily as a foreign body stimulating the immune system into producing an excess of leukocytes and prostaglandins.
    • Together, all of these treatments are supposed to cleanse your body and stimulate your immune system.
    • The cause of migraine is not fully understood but involves the balance between the body processes that stimulate the nervous system and those that relax it.
    1.2
    (person)
    (interest/curiosity)
    to stimulate somebody to + infinitive
    estimular or alentar a alguien para que + subjunctive
    Example sentences
    • This enthusiasm stimulates the interest of the reader.
    • Her infectious enthusiasm and personal encouragement stimulated many younger scientists to work in the field.
    • The unexpected discovery of this cycle has stimulated much interest in the field as well as in the popular press.
    Example sentences
    • The industry suggests a number of changes, which it said would contribute towards stimulating economic growth and development.
    • The ECB policy of cutting rates was and is designed to stimulate economic growth.
    • For many species, GA 3 produced by developing seeds stimulates the growth and maturation of that fruit.
    1.3
    (investment/sales/demand)

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.