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acallar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (hacer callar, silenciar)silence vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (informal)shut up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: "Shut up" is a separable phrasal verb when used in this sense.
 Lograron acallarlos mediante una amenaza.
 They were able to silence their critics by threatening them.
acallar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (aplacar, controlar) (UK)quieten, quieten down vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)quiet, quiet down, silence vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
Note: "Quieten down" is a separable phrasal verb when used in this sense.
 El maestro trataba en vano de acallar a los alumnos.
 The teacher tried in vain to quieten the rowdy students.
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