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Principal Translations
acometer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (atacar)attack vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El ejército enemigo acometió contra nuestras posiciones.
 The enemy army attacked our positions.
acometer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (embestir)charge viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 No te acerques tanto, el toro puede acometer contra la barrera.
 Don't get too close; the bull could charge against the railing.
 
Additional Translations
acometer viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (sobrevenir)overcome vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (fear)seize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take hold of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (doubt)assail vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Le acometió el sueño en plena reunión.
 In the midst of the meeting, sleep overcame him.
acometer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (empezar)undertake vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (informal)take on, take up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
   (project)tackle vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Vamos a acometer este proyecto con inteligencia.
 We're going to undertake this project intelligently.
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