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Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmpləmənt; ˈkɒmplɪmənt/

Translation of complement in Spanish:


  • 2 (full number) the orchestra had the full complement of strings la orquestra contaba con una sección de cuerdas completa the ship's complement [Nautical/Náutica] la tripulación or dotación completa
    Example sentences
    • This will require a full complement of diplomatic, political and military efforts.
    • The cell is then stretched and split into two halves on the framework of microtubules, each half containing a full complement of chromosomes.
    • Tetraploids, inheriting a full complement of chromosomes from each parent, and thus having double the normal allowance, occur in nature or can be induced.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • complementar those colors complement each other esos colores se complementan (entre sí)

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