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garner

Pronunciation: /ˈgɑːrnər; ˈgɑːnə(r)/

Translation of garner in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [ideas/information] recoger*; [praise/plaudits] cosechar
    Example sentences
    • The idea of informers and agents is to garner information to save lives.
    • He said information garnered by the expert would be used to help police complete a full facial reconstruction.
    • The prosecutor's office chose to ignore the fact that both of them used the equipment to garner information that by any stretch of the imagination is of great public interest in fighting corruption.

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