Translation of efectuar in English:

efectuar

vt

  • [formal] [maniobra/redada] to carry out, execute [formal] la policía efectuó unos disparos al aire the police fired shots into the air el pago se debe efectuar hoy payment must be made today el tren efectuará su salida a las 10.50 the train will depart at 10:50 los participantes efectuarán un recorrido de 10 kilómetros competitors will cover a distance of 10 kilometers podrán efectuar el trayecto en menos de media hora they will be able to make the journey in less than half an hour los arreglos se efectuarán en el plazo de una semana the repairs will be carried out o/or [formal] effected within a week

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.