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ovulate
American English: /ˈɑvjəˌleɪt/
, /ˈoʊvjəˌleɪt/
British English: /ˈɒvjʊleɪt/

Translation of ovulate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • Fillies began ovulating and advertising estrus by adopting a distinctive posture between one and two years of age.
    • There is more discharge when you ovulate or breastfeed, or when you are sexually excited.
    • Homeopathically, I decided to use glandular remedies to stimulate her ovaries to ovulate.

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