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Principal Translations
administrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dirigir)manage, run vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Juan administraba el negocio familiar.
 John managed (or: ran) the family business.
administrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (suministrar, distribuir)distribute, provide vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (supervise)administer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Administrábamos los alimentos entre la población.
 We distributed (or: provided) the supplies to the people.
administrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dar una medicina)administer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (informal)give vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La enfermera administró el jarabe al paciente cada 6 horas.
 The nurse administered the syrup every six hours.
 
Additional Translations
administrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (gobernar)administer, govern vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (informal)manage, run vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Administra la provincia desde hace varios años.
 He has been administering (or: governing) the province for several years.
administrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (sacramento: dar)administer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Al no poder ir a misa, cura le administró la comunión en casa.
 Since he couldn't go to mass, the priest administered communion to him at home.
administrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (dosificarse, racionarse)distribute, divide vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 En el presupuesto se administraron los recursos financieros.
 We need to distribute these tasks to everyone (or: divide these tasks among everyone).
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Compound Forms:
administrar justicia vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (hacer cumplir la ley)administer justice v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El poder judicial administra justicia.
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