despedir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin de + expetere, from petere.

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despedir ‎(first-person singular present indicative despeço, past participle despedido)

  1. (transitive) fire (terminate the employment of)
  2. (reflexive) To say goodbye to someone.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin de + expetere, from petere.[1]

Verb[edit]

despedir ‎(first-person singular present despido, first-person singular preterite despedí, past participle despedido)

  1. to dismiss.
  2. to fire from a job.
    Está usted despedido.
    You're fired.
  3. (reflexive) de To say goodbye to someone.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://lema.rae.es/drae/?val=despedir Real Academia Española