traduce

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From Latin trādūcō (lead as a spectacle, dishonor), from trāns + dūcō (I lead).

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traduce (third-person singular simple present traduces, present participle traducing, simple past and past participle traduced)

  1. (transitive) To malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.
  2. (archaic, transitive) To pass on (to one's children, future generations etc.); to transmit.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, X:
      However therefore this complexion was first acquired, it is evidently maintained by generation, and by the tincture of the skin as a spermatical part traduced from father unto son [...].
  3. (archaic, transitive) To pass into another form of expression; to rephrase, to translate.
    • 1865, "The Last of the Tercentenary", Temple Bar, vol. XIII, Mar 1865:
      From Davenant down to Dumas, from the Englishman who improved Macbaeth to the Frenchman who traduced into the French of Paris four acts of Hamlet, and added a new fifth act of his own, Shakespeare has been disturbed in a way he little thought of when he menacingly provided for the repose of his bones.

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traduce

  1. third-person singular present indicative of tradurre

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trādūce

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of trādūcō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin trādūcō.

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a traduce 3rd conj.

  1. to translate

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traduce

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of traducir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of traducir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of traducir.