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ingresar

Translation of ingresar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1 [persona] 1.1 (en una organización, empresa) to join; (en un colegio) to enter; (en el ejército) to join quiere ingresar en el or al club local he wants to become a member of o/or join the local club ingresó en el colegio secundario en 1972 she started (at) o/or entered High School in 1972 (inglés norteamericano/American English) she started (at) o/or entered Secondary School in 1972 (inglés británico/British English) 1.2 (en un hospital) to go in, be admitted le aconsejó ingresar de inmediato en el hospital he advised her to go into hospital immediately fue operado poco después de ingresar en el hospital he was operated on shortly after being admitted to (the) hospital o/or after being hospitalized ingresó cadáver (España/Spain) he was dead on arrival 1.3 (en la cárcel) ingresar en la cárcel to be taken to jail, be placed in jail ingresaron en prisión preventiva they were remanded in custody 1.4 (América Latina/Latin America) [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] (entrar, introducirse) los ladrones ingresaron a su casa the thieves broke into her house los jugadores ingresan en el terreno de juego the players are coming onto the field

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

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