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redound

Pronunciation: /rɪˈdaʊnd/

Translation of redound in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [formal] to redound to sb's advantage redundar en beneficio de algn it can only redound to our credit solo puede aumentar nuestro prestigio or buen nombre
    Example sentences
    • Whether these efforts will redound to the benefit of taxpayers, will only be known come Budget Day 2004.
    • I heard one caller to a radio show suggest that this might redound to our benefit, since all they understand in that region is strength.
    • I assure you that it will redound to the social, academic and financial well-being of us all.

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