aderezar

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From derezar, from Vulgar Latin *dīrectiāre or *dērēctiāre, from Latin dīrectus. Compare Portuguese adereçar, French dresser, Italian drizzare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /adeɾeˈθaɾ/, [aðeɾeˈθaɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /adeɾeˈsaɾ/, [aðeɾeˈsaɾ]

Verb[edit]

aderezar (first-person singular present aderezo, first-person singular preterite aderecé, past participle aderezado)

  1. to dress, season (for cooking, etc.)
  2. to spice up, adorn, bedeck

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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