Translation of nutrir in English:

nutrir

vt

nutrirse v pron

  • 1 [planta/organismo] to receive nourishment el feto se nutre a través de la placenta the fetus obtains o/or receives nourishment through the placenta la organización se nutre de subvenciones estatales the organization is funded by state subsidies
  • 2 [literario/literary] [odio/rencor]nutrirse de algo to be fueled by sth su vida espiritual se nutría de aquellas lecturas he drew spiritual sustenance from his reading of those texts [literario/literary]

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.