encalabozar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en- +‎ calabozo (dungeon, jail cell) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

encalabozar (first-person singular present encalabozo, first-person singular preterite encalabocé, past participle encalabozado)

  1. (informal, transitive) to jail, imprison (especially in a dungeon)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

Synonyms[edit]