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reposar

Translation of reposar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 3 (apoyarse)reposar en orsobre algo sus argumentos reposan en bases falsas his arguments are based on o rest on o [formal] repose on false assumptions el tejado reposa sobre cuatro columnas the roof is supported by four columns

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • reposar la comida to let one's food go down o/or settle

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