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recluir

Translation of recluir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (recluirse)

  • desde la muerte de su mujer se había recluido/había vivido recluido since the death of his wife he had been a recluse/he had lived as a recluse una casa donde suele recluirse para escribir a house where he shuts himself away to write

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The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.