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Translation of sortear in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1
    to draw lots for
    sortearon los puestos de salida
    they drew lots to decide the starting positions
    se sorteará un coche
    there will be a prize draw for a car
Example sentences
  • El robot debía ser capaz de sortear los obstáculos gracias al algoritmo desarrollado por el equipo.
  • Si el mundo logra sortear la crisis, el precio repuntará.
  • Para el adolescente medio, éstos son temas difíciles que ha de sortear.

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