Translation of collocate in Spanish:

collocate

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ˈkɑːləkeɪt; ˈkɒləkeɪt/
  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] to collocate with sth darse* en combinación con algo
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    • Although there are some neutral descriptive adjectives used with the word, such as 66 year old, disabled, or American, the majority of words collocating with spinster are negative.
    • An item that collocates with another is its collocate.
    • One aspect of heavy is that it collocates with drinker and smoker (heavy drinker, heavy smoker), but not with eater or spender (* heavy eater, * heavy spender).

noun/nombre

/ˈkɑːləkət; ˈkɑːləkeɪt; ˈkɒləkət; ˈkɒləkeɪt/
  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] colocación (feminine) típica

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