aparentar

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aparent +‎ -ar

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aparentar (first-person singular present aparento, past participle aparentat)

  1. to feign, to pretend
    • 2017 January 4, Iosu de la Torre, “La guerra de les Campos ocupa (gairebé) totes les portades”, in El Periódico[1]:
      La guerra de les Campos té dos bàndols al quiosc malgrat que les capçaleres intentin aparentar neutralitat.
      The war of Las Campos has two factions at the newsstand, although the headlines are trying to feign neutrality.
  2. to appear, to seem
    • 2017 January 4, Toni Aira, “'Empollons' i ianquis”, in El Periódico[2]:
      N'hi ha que, fora del Partit Popular, encara es pregunten si realment la figura del director del Gabinet de Presidència, Jorge Moragas, és tan determinant com aparenta a l'hora de decidir tant l'acció política com el discurs de Rajoy.
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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Aparente +‎ -ar

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aparentar (first-person singular present indicative aparento, past participle aparentado)

  1. to pretend, feign
  2. to appear, seem

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aparente +‎ -ar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /apaɾenˈtaɾ/, [a.pa.ɾẽn̪ˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

aparentar (first-person singular present aparento, first-person singular preterite aparenté, past participle aparentado)

  1. to pretend, feign, front
    Synonym: fingir
  2. to appear, seem

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