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Translation of empuñar in English:

verbo transitivo

Example sentences
  • Alguna vez empuñaste un fusil y defendiste el Peru?
  • Premonitorio más de alguna vez dijo que de ese grupo no todos llegarían a empuñar el fusil.
  • Pero nada dijo y continuó empuñando firmemente su fusil.

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