embellecer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en- +‎ bello +‎ -ecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /embeʎeˈθeɾ/, [ẽmbeʎeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /embeɟ͡ʝeˈseɾ/, [ẽmbeʝeˈseɾ]

Verb[edit]

embellecer (first-person singular present embellezco, first-person singular preterite embellecí, past participle embellecido)

  1. (transitive) to embellish, beautify, gussy up, dress up, make beautiful
    Antonym: afear
  2. (intransitive) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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