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alegar

Translation of alegar in English:

transitive verb

  • (razones/motivos/causas)las razones que alegó para justificar su ausencia
    the reasons he cited or put forward to justify his absence
    alegó que no oyó el despertador
    she claimed not to have heard the alarm clock
    rechazó el trago, alegando su embarazo
    she refused the drink on the grounds that she was pregnant

intransitive verb

Example sentences
  • El ex futbolista alegó que reaccionó en legítima defensa.
  • Alega vulneración a su derecho a la tutela jurisdiccional efectiva y del principio de legalidad penal.
  • Que la causal sea alegada y probada por quién se opone al reconocimiento del laudo arbitral.
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