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Principal Translations
avisar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (advertir algo)warn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (formal)inform, notify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los guías avisaron que haría frío en el Cabo Norte.
 * I warned you not to go too close to the water, didn't I?
avisar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (notificar, informar)advise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  inform, notify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El profesor nos avisó que nuestra hija estaba enferma.
 The teacher informed (or: notified) us that our daughter was ill.
 
Additional Translations
avisar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (llamar)call vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  call in vtr + prep
 Avisaron al médico porque el enfermo tenía mucha fiebre.
 They called the doctor because the patient was running a high fever.
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Compound Forms:
avisar a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dar una noticia)tell [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  warn [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  let [sb] know exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
avisar a última hora (decirlo al final)tell [sb] at the last minute nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
avisar con warn with
avisar de warn about
avisar en el útimo momento warn at the last minute
avisar por radio warn by radio
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