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vencer

Translation of vencer in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 2 (romper) el peso venció el estante the shelf collapsed o/or gave way under the weight han vencido los resortes de la cama they've ruined o/or broken the bed springs la presión del agua venció la compuerta the water pressure burst open the hatch o/or caused the hatch to burst open

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (vencerse)

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