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upend
American English: /ˌəpˈɛnd/
British English: /ʌpˈɛnd/

Translation of upend in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (stand on end)
    (bench/chest)
    poner vertical
    parar (Latin America)
    1.2 (knock down) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • I upended the pumpkin and cut the bottom out of it, then put it outside on our backdeck, over the decklight, sparing us the need to use a candle or a flashlight to light him up.
    • This completely upends conventional wisdom about the war, and requires a certain amount of historical amnesia.
    • His ocean survival unit holds 12 people and has a curved underwater fibreglass section that should stop high waves and wind upending the craft, unlike traditional flat-bottomed inflatables.

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