fortificar

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Borrowed from Late Latin fortifico, fortificare, from Latin fortis.

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fortificar (first-person singular present fortifico, past participle fortificat)

  1. To fortify

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin fortifico, fortificare, from Latin fortis.

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fortificar (first-person singular present indicative fortifico, past participle fortificado)

  1. (transitive) to fortify (to build fortifications in or around a place)
  2. (transitive) to fortify; to strengthen (to make stronger)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin fortifico, fortificare, from Latin fortis.

Verb[edit]

fortificar (first-person singular present fortifico, first-person singular preterite fortifiqué, past participle fortificado)

  1. to fortify
    • 1605, Miguel de Cervantes, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, Primera parte, Capítulo I
      Los altos cielos que de vuestra divinidad divinamente con las estrellas os fortifican y os hacen merecedora del merecimiento que merece la vuestra grandeza...
      The high heavens, that of your divinity divinely fortify you with the stars, render you deserving of the desert your greatness deserves...

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  • c becomes qu before e.

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