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glean

Pronunciation: /gliːn/

Translation of glean in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Agric] espigar*
    Example sentences
    • Third, commoning is a collective endeavor as depicted, for example, in the many paintings of gleaning the harvest.
    • In the open-field areas of northern France they could glean after harvest and their cattle could graze on the stubble.
    • They were not to glean their fields for stray grain, nor harvest the corners.
    1.2 (collect) [information/knowledge/facts] recoger*, cosecharto glean sth from sth/sb figures gleaned from the official year book cifras extraídas del anuario oficial we can glean some hope from what he told us lo que nos dijo es bastante esperanzador I gleaned from her that … de lo que dijo deduje que …
    Example sentences
    • Much information is gleaned from secondary sources or has been covered in more detail elsewhere by previous authors.
    • Most of her war information is gleaned from her twice-weekly phone chats with her husband.
    • Information was gleaned from operating reports dictated for the surgical procedures and available for review.

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