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English translation of 'entregar'

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entregar

Verb Table transitive verb
1.  (dar)
a. [impreso, documento, trabajo] to hand ingive insubmit (formal)
hay que entregar la redacción mañana the essay has to be handed in or given in tomorrow
el proyecto se entregará a la comisión para que lo estudie the plan will be put before the commission for them to study
entregó su alma a Dios he departed this life
▪ idiom: entregarlas (Chile) (very informal) to kick the bucket (very informal)
b. (en mano)
(gen) to hand over
[regalo] to give
me entregó la carta esta mañana she gave me the letter this morningshe handed over the letter to me this morning
c. [premio, cheque] to present
hoy entregan los premios they are presenting the awards todaythe awards ceremony is today
2.  (distribuir)
(gen) to give out
[correo, pedido] to deliver
mañana entregaremos las notas del examen we’ll give out the exam marks tomorrow
entregamos sus pedidos al día siguiente next day delivery
para entregar a (Business) (en envíos) for the attention of
3.  (ceder)
[poderes, botín, rehenes] to hand over
[armas, país] to hand oversurrender
entregaron las joyas a la policía they handed over the jewels to the police
el enemigo acabó por entregar las armas the enemy finally handed over or surrendered their weapons
el juez entregó la custodia del niño a su abuela the judge gave or awarded or granted custody of the boy to his grandmother
4.  (en boda)
[novia] to give away
See also entregarse

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Example Sentences Including 'entregar'

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Anualmente estos se vieron forzados a entregar una parte de sus ganados a cambio de protección.
Ramón Mayrata El imperio desierto
Con sumo gusto, estamos dispuestos a entregar las fotocopias que obran en nuestro poder... y cuyos originales están depositados en el Servicio Secreto.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Fue una final hermosa, un concurso de méritos que terminó por entregar el premio a quien más lo merecía.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
Por el segundo, el propietario que no puede hacer frente a su compromiso se ve obligado a entregar su parcela al prestamista o a venderla a un tercero.
Ramón Garrabou et al Historia agraria de la España contemporánea. Vol 3. Fin agricultura tradic.
Suponía que un nuevo Ejecutivo --sin responsabilidad en los hechos-- no dudaría en entregar a los tribunales los papeles solicitados.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)

Trends of 'entregar'

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'entregar' in Other Languages

British English: deliver /dɪˈlɪvə/ VERB
If you deliver something somewhere, you take it there.
The government plans to deliver more food to southern Somalia.
  • American English: deliver
  • Arabic: يُسَلِّمُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: entregar
  • Chinese: 交付
  • Croatian: dostaviti
  • Czech: dodat zásilky
  • Danish: aflevere
  • Dutch: leveren
  • European Spanish: entregar llevar
  • Finnish: toimittaa lähetys tms.
  • French: livrer
  • German: liefern
  • Greek: παραδίδω
  • Italian: consegnare
  • Japanese: 配達する
  • Korean: (...에 ...을) 전하다
  • Norwegian: levere
  • Polish: dostarczyć
  • European Portuguese: entregar
  • Romanian: a livra
  • Russian: доставлять
  • Latin American Spanish: entregar
  • Swedish: leverera
  • Thai: ส่งมอบ
  • Turkish: teslim etmek
  • Ukrainian: доставляти
  • Vietnamese: phát
British English: hand /hænd/ VERB
If you hand something to someone, you pass it to them.
He handed me a little bit of paper.
  • American English: hand
  • Arabic: يُعْطِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: entregar
  • Chinese: 交给
  • Croatian: predati
  • Czech: podat
  • Danish: overrække
  • Dutch: overhandigen
  • European Spanish: entregar pasar
  • Finnish: ojentaa
  • French: donner
  • German: geben
  • Greek: δίνω
  • Italian: passare
  • Japanese: 手渡す
  • Korean: 건네 주다
  • Norwegian: gi
  • Polish: wręczyć
  • European Portuguese: entregar
  • Romanian: a înmâna
  • Russian: давать
  • Latin American Spanish: entregar
  • Swedish: räcka
  • Thai: ส่งให้
  • Turkish: vermek
  • Ukrainian: вручати
  • Vietnamese: trao tay

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Translation of entregar from the Collins Spanish to English
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