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transitive

Pronunciation: /ˈtrænzətɪv; -sətɪv; ˈtrænzɪtɪv; -sətɪv; ˈtrɑːn-/

Translation of transitive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [verb/use] transitivo
    Example sentences
    • Furthermore, the verbs are usually transitive, though occasionally they are used intransitively with a preposition like for, of, or about introducing the object.
    • But it is the rare transitive use of the verb, with the action sent on to an object, that catches the attention of philologists.
    • However, some transitive verbs take a prepositional phrase instead of an indirect object.

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