apretar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin appectorāre, from Latin pectus (chest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

apretar (first-person singular present aprieto, first-person singular preterite apreté, past participle apretado)

  1. (transitive) To squeeze, constrict, or compress
  2. (transitive) To press
  3. (transitive) To hold back
  4. (transitive) To hold on to something

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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