alargar

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alargar (Latin spelling)

  1. to lengthen, elongate

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A- +‎ largo (wide) +‎ -ar.

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alargar (first-person singular present indicative alargo, past participle alargado)

  1. to widen (to make or become wider or broader)
    Alargaram o canal com uma draga.
    They widened the canal with a dredge.
  2. to increase the scope or extent of
    Alarguei a rede de área local da minha casa.
    I enlarged my house’s local area network.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ largo (long) +‎ -ar

Verb[edit]

alargar (first-person singular present alargo, first-person singular preterite alargué, past participle alargado)

  1. to lengthen
    • 2 November 2009, ABC.es, Francisco de Andrés, Los fantasmas de Ceaucescu[1]:
      Además, los encausados «logran alargar los procesos» de modo indefinido, y, cuando llegan las penas «muchos saben cómo dejarlas en suspenso», se queja el Fiscal anticorrupción rumano.
      However, the accused "can lengthen the proceedings" indefinitely, and, when the sentencing comes, "many know how to put them on hold", complains the Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor.
  2. to stretch, to extend

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  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.

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