apurar

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From a- +‎ puro +‎ -ar.

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apurar (first-person singular present indicative apuro, past participle apurado)

  1. to purify
  2. to collect
  3. to refine
  4. (cooking) to simmer
  5. (journalism) to investigate
  6. (slang) to hurry up

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From puro, from Latin purus

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apurar (first-person singular present apuro, first-person singular preterite apuré, past participle apurado)

  1. (transitive) to drain, use up completely
    apurar su vaso hasta las heces - to drain one's glass down to the dregs
  2. (transitive, intransitive, reflexive) to hurry
  3. (transitive, reflexive) to worry, bother

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