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unir

Translation of unir in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (persona) unió los trozos con un pegamento
    she stuck the pieces together with glue
    unió los cables con cinta aislante
    he joined the wires with insulating tape
    ha unido dos estilos muy diferentes
    he has combined two very different styles
    el sacerdote los unió en matrimonio [formal]
    the priest joined them in matrimony [formal]
    unamos nuestros esfuerzos
    let us combine our efforts
    1.2
    (sentimientos/intereses)
    to unite
    los unía el deseo de …
    they were united by their desire to …
    los une su afición al deporte
    their love of sport binds them together o acts as a bond between them o unites them
    el amor que nos une
    the love which unites us
    unida sentimentalmente a … [periodístico]
    romantically involved with …
    1.3 (características/cualidades)unir algo a algo
    to combine something with something
    une a su inteligencia una gran madurez
    he combines intelligence with great maturity

also: unirse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • No por el hecho de unir puntos en el espacio.
  • Los peruanos uniremos esfuerzos para que la historia no se vuelva a repetir.
  • Creo que la música puede unir a las personas.

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