Translation of embargar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 2 2.1 (sobrecoger) lo embargó la emoción he was overcome o/or overwhelmed by emotion la pena que nos embarga a todos the overwhelming grief we all feel 2.2 (absorber) [tiempo] to take up la música embargaba toda la atención del público the music held the audience spellbound estaba totalmente embargado en el libro he was totally engrossed o/or absorbed in his book
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