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verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (poner al mismo nivel) See examples:equiparar algo/a alguien a orcon algo/alguien
    to put something/somebody on a level with something/somebody
    la nueva ley los equipara a or con los profesores de los colegios estatales
    the new law puts them on a level with state-school teachers
    1.2 (comparar) See examples: esta situación no se puede equiparar con la existente en Nicaragua
    this situation cannot be compared to o compared with o likened to that which exists in Nicaragua
Example sentences
  • Los países desarrollados han logrado equiparar las condiciones de vida en muchas ciudades.
  • Al principio aunque algunos lo ignoren la competencia estaba más equiparada.
  • En la práctica, el Gobierno equiparó a las empresas con las personas naturales.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.