empurrar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish empujar(to push), probably from Late Latin impulsāre, frequentative of Latin impellere, present active infinitive of impellō(I push).

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empurrar ‎(first-person singular present indicative empurro, past participle empurrado)

  1. (transitive) to push (apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away)
  2. (transitive) to push (e.g. a button)
  3. (transitive) to sell a product that is overpriced and/or of low quality, especially with malice

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