enmendar


enmendar
v.
1 to correct.
enmendarle la plana a alguien to find fault with what somebody has done; (corregir) to go one better than somebody (superar)
2 to amend, to make amends of, to correct, to make good.
Enmendamos nuestro error We amended our mistake.
3 to reform, to set in the right track, to put on the right track.
Enmendamos a Ricardo We reformed Richard.
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enmendar
Conjugation model [ACERTAR], like {{link=acertar}}acertar
verbo transitivo
1 to correct, put right
2 (un daño) to repair, put right
3 DERECHO to amend
verbo pronominal enmendarse
1 to reform, mend one's ways
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verb
1) to amend
2) correct
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1. VT
1) (=corregir) [+ texto] to emend, correct; [+ ley, conducta] to amend
2) [+ moral] to reform
3) [+ pérdida] to make good, compensate for
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <conducta> to improve, amend (frml); <actitud> to change; <error> to amend, rectify; <texto/proyecto de ley> to amend
2.
enmendarse v pron (refl) to mend one's ways
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= undo, redress, put + right, right.
Ex. The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.
Ex. To redress this iniquity women are demanding not only equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value.
Ex. The author emphasises the importance of the early stages of planning, where the seeds of failure are often sown, and mistakes made then will be very difficult to put right later.
Ex. The author questions whether this is a transitional phenomenon which will be righted later.
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* enmendarlo = put + matters + right.
* enmendarse = clean up + Posesivo + act.
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1.
verbo transitivo <conducta> to improve, amend (frml); <actitud> to change; <error> to amend, rectify; <texto/proyecto de ley> to amend
2.
enmendarse v pron (refl) to mend one's ways
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= undo, redress, put + right, right.

Ex: The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.

Ex: To redress this iniquity women are demanding not only equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value.
Ex: The author emphasises the importance of the early stages of planning, where the seeds of failure are often sown, and mistakes made then will be very difficult to put right later.
Ex: The author questions whether this is a transitional phenomenon which will be righted later.
* enmendarlo = put + matters + right.
* enmendarse = clean up + Posesivo + act.

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enmendar [A5 ]
vt
1 ‹conducta› to improve, amend (frml); ‹actitud› to change; ‹error› to amend, rectify; ‹texto› to amend, emend (frml)
el voto enmendado no vale spoiled ballot papers are not valid
2 ‹proyecto de ley› to amend
enmendarse
v pron
(refl) to mend one's ways
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enmendar (conjugate enmendar) verbo transitivoconductato improve, amend (frml);
actitudto change;
errorto amend, rectify
enmendarse verbo pronominal (refl) to mend one's ways
enmendar verbo transitivo
1 (corregir) to correct
enmendar un error, to rectify a mistake
2 Jur to amend
'enmendar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
subsanar
English:
amend
- right
- undo
- willingly
- emend
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enmendar
vt
1. [error] to correct;
[texto] to correct, to emend;
el portero enmendó su error despejando la pelota the goalkeeper made up for his mistake by clearing the ball
2. [ley, dictamen] to amend
3. [comportamiento, actitud] to mend, to improve
4. [daño, perjuicio] to redress
See also the pronominal verb enmendarse
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enmendar
v/t
1 asunto rectify, put right
2 JUR, POL amend
3
:
enmendarle la plana a alguien find fault with what s.o. has done
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enmendar {55} vt
1) : to amend
2) corregir: to emend, to correct
3) compensar: to compensate for
See also the reflexive verb enmendarse
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enmendar vb to correct

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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