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supeditar

Translation of supeditar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • no puede seguir supeditando todo a su trabajo you cannot carry on putting your work before everything else o/or [formal] subordinating everything else to your work supeditaron su decisión al resultado del referéndum they made their decision conditional upon the result of the referendum, they said that their decision depended on the result of the referendum está supeditado al cumplimiento de ciertos requisitos it depends on certain requirements being met, it is subject to certain requirements being met

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (supeditarse)

  • se deberán supeditar a las decisiones del comité they will have to abide by o/or accept the committee's decisions, they will have to be bound by the committee's decisions se ha supeditado a la voluntad de los padres she has given in to her parents' wishes

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