estancar

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

estancar ‎(first-person singular present indicative estanco, past participle estancado)

  1. (transitive) to staunch (to stop the loss of blood)
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to staunch (to stop, check, or deter an action)

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stagnum cognate with Old French estanchier

Verb[edit]

estancar ‎(first-person singular present estanco, first-person singular preterite estanqué, past participle estancado)

  1. (of water) detain, staunch, or hold back the flow of water.
  2. suspend, or stop a project or business plan.
  3. prohibit the free movement of merchandise

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes qu before e.

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