esforzar

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Etymology[edit]

From es- +‎ forzar or Vulgar Latin exfortiāre, from *fortiāre, from Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortis. Compare French efforcer, Catalan esforçar, Italian sforzare.

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esforzar (first-person singular present esfuerzo, first-person singular preterite esforcé, past participle esforzado)

  1. (transitive) to encourage
  2. (transitive) to strain
  3. (reflexive) to strive
  4. (reflexive) to attempt

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