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instruir

Translation of instruir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (adiestrar, educar) instruir a algn en algo to instruct o/or train sb in sth me instruyó en el manejo del rifle he instructed o/or trained me in the use of the rifle los instruyen en las artes marciales they are given instruction o/or training in martial arts, they are trained in martial arts 1.2 [formal] (informar) instruir a algn sobre algo to apprise sb of sth [formal] nos instruyó sobre el problema he apprised us of the problem

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (instruirse)

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