estancar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stagnum cognate with Old French estanchier

Verb[edit]

estancar (first-person singular present estanco, first-person singular preterite estanqué, past participle estancado)

  1. (of water) detain, staunch, or hold back the flow of water.
  2. suspend, or stop a project or business plan.
  3. prohibit the free movement of merchandise

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a qu before every e.


Derived terms[edit]