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Translation of nutrir in English:

verbo transitivo

also: nutrirse verbo pronominal

  • 1
    to receive nourishment
    el feto se nutre a través de la placenta
    the fetus obtains o receives nourishment through the placenta
    la organización se nutre de subvenciones estatales
    the organization is funded by state subsidies
  • 2 [literario] (odio/rencor)nutrirse de algo
    to be fueled by something
    su vida espiritual se nutría de aquellas lecturas
    he drew spiritual sustenance from his reading of those texts
Example sentences
  • Este medio debió nutrir a una abundante flora y fauna.
  • El clan de los canallas se nutre de la carne podrida como los gusanos.
  • Pero no sólo de tocatas se nutre esta banda santiaguina.

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