abarrotar


abarrotar
v.
1 to pack.
2 to cram, to pack tight, to fill up, to stuff.
El vendedor abarrotó los estantes The salesman crammed the shelves.
3 to monopolize.
Los comerciantes abarrotan el mercado The traders monopolize the market.
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abarrotar
verbo transitivo
1 (cosas) to pack (de, with), cram (de, with), fill up (de,with); (personas) to pack (de, with), jam (de, with)
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verb
to pack
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1. VT
1) (=llenar) to pack

el público abarrotaba la sala — the hall was packed with people

2) (Náut) to stow, pack tightly
3) (Com) to overstock
2.
See:
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verbo transitivo <sala/teatro> to pack
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= crowd, throng, overbook, pack.
Ex. Titles on alternative medicine are now crowding US bookshelves.
Ex. The street was thronged by people who had not a moment to spare.
Ex. At any rate, since hotels in Vienna are usually overbooked in May we strongly recommend you to book your hotel as early as possible.
Ex. Because it is such a competitive market, nightclubs are constantly reinventing themselves and places that are packed one weekend are deserted the next.
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* abarrotar (de) = clutter (with).
* abarrotar las calles = come out in + force, be out in force.
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verbo transitivo <sala/teatro> to pack
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abarrotar(de)
(v.) = clutter (with)

Ex: This is not to say that the library should be cluttered with ugly signs; all notices should be carefully contrived and aesthetically pleasing.

= crowd, throng, overbook, pack.

Ex: Titles on alternative medicine are now crowding US bookshelves.

Ex: The street was thronged by people who had not a moment to spare.
Ex: At any rate, since hotels in Vienna are usually overbooked in May we strongly recommend you to book your hotel as early as possible.
Ex: Because it is such a competitive market, nightclubs are constantly reinventing themselves and places that are packed one weekend are deserted the next.
* abarrotar (de) = clutter (with).
* abarrotar las calles = come out in + force, be out in force.

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abarrotar [A1 ]
vt
‹sala/teatro› to pack
centenares de admiradores abarrotaban la sala hundreds of fans packed the hall, the hall was packed with hundreds of fans
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abarrotar (conjugate abarrotar) verbo transitivosala/teatroto pack
abarrotar verbo transitivo to pack, cram [de, with]: el público abarrotaba el teatro, the theatre was packed (with people)
'abarrotar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
atestar
- infestar
English:
clutter
- crowd
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abarrotar vt
1. [teatro, autobús] to pack (de o con with); [desván, baúl] to cram full (de o con of);
los curiosos abarrotaban la estancia the room was packed with onlookers
2. CAm, Méx Com to monopolize, to buy up
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abarrotar
v/t
1 lugar pack
2 L.Am.
COM buy up, stockpile
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abarrotar vt
: to fill up, to pack
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abarrotar vb to cram [pt. & pp. crammed]
la calle estaba abarrotada de gente the street was crammed with people

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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