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pugnar

verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [literario] (luchar) See examples:pugnar por + infinitivo
    to strive to + infinitivo
    [formal]
    1.2 (Chile) [formal] (contraponerse)pugnar con algo
    to conflict with something
    run contrary to something
Example sentences
  • Hoy los otros dos países pugnan por la continuidad del ATPDEA.
  • EN LA PROVINCIA DE HUARAL Proyectos eléctricos pugnan por el agua.
  • Más que pensar en un país pugnaron por plasmar sus ideologías en el texto constitucional.

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