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criar

Translation of criar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 3 (producir) el pan ha criado moho the bread has gone moldy este perro cría pulgas this dog is always covered in fleas esos libros van a criar polvo those books are just going to gather dust

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (criarse)

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