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endure

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʊr; ɪnˈdjʊə(r)/

Translation of endure in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [hardship/pain] soportar, aguantar 1.2 (tolerate) soportar, tolerar I will not endure this treatment any longer no voy a seguir consintiendo or tolerando que se me trate así
    Example sentences
    • I now understand the pain and suffering a terminal illness can cause, suffering not just endured by the patient but by their loved ones.
    • Mr Sanderson worked for 37 years at York Carriageworks and died of an illness related to asbestos, after enduring a long and painful collapse.
    • It was difficult to gauge who had endured the more difficult week.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [fame/friendship/memories] perdurar; [system] sostenerse*
    Example sentences
    • Your strength in personal affairs is your ability to build a well-knit, solid relationship that endures and continues to thrive year after year.
    • It has worked so far for the Murdochs, but whether the concept will endure, however, remains to be seen.
    • Above all, the stones remain and endure and, as he rightly reminds us, they too have a story to tell.

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