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commute

Pronunciation: /kəˈmjuːt/

Translation of commute in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • viajar todos los días ([ entre el lugar de residencia y el de trabajo ])

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (reduce) [sentence/punishment] conmutar the death sentence was commuted to one of life imprisonment le conmutaron la pena de muerte por la de cadena perpetua 1.2 (change, convert) [formal] [payment] to commute sth into/for sth conmutar algo por algo
    Example sentences
    • Under these conditions, direct labor service duties were commuted for money payments.
    • Many of these men were probably employed in respect of lands who had commuted their military obligation for cash, although others were employed entirely in their own right.
    • Landlords had commuted most labor rents and rents in kind into contractual money rents by around 1600.

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